Sports Information of Wednesday, 30 October 2019
Inter Milan ace Kwadwo Asamoah has not been invited in spite of his wonderful sort in Italy
Black Stars head coach Kwesi Appiah has handed simply call-up to former Hearts of Oak attacker Torric Jibril for upcoming month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
Jibril, who is producing waves in the Congo with African giants TP Mazembe, has been included a 23-gentleman squad for two qualifying matches towards South Africa and São Tomé and Príncipe.
On the other hand, Inter Milan ace Kwadwo Asamoah has not been invited in spite of his terrific type in Italy. The 30-calendar year-outdated has been 1 of Inter’s most effective players this time as the Nerazzurri obstacle for the Scudetto.
Also lacking is former Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan, who a short while ago done a move to India and has presently registered two aims.
Christian Atsu is reportedly injured and did not make the squad.
Debut call-ups have been handed to Razak Abalora, Kudus Mohammed, Spain-based mostly duo Iddrisu Baba and Mohammed Salisu, German-based Christopher Antwi Adjei as properly as AshantiGold skipper Shafiu Mumuni, who won golden boot at the WAFU Cup of Nations.
Captain Andre Ayew, Mubarak Wakaso, Jordan Ayew, Richard Ofori, Felix Annan and Andy Yiadom, who ended up all in the Black Stars squad that featured in the previous AFCON match in Egypt, have all been named in the squad with Harrison Afful also earning a return to the squad.
Ghana will host Bafana Bafana of South Africa at dwelling on Thursday 14th November 2019 at the Cape Coastline Stadium, in advance of traveling to São Tomé and Príncipe to experience them on Monday 18th November.
The Black Stars are predicted to start training in Cape Coastline from Monday 11 November 2019 with the staff anticipated to keep just one teaching session a day.
The Black Stars are in Group C of the qualifiers along with South Africa, São Tomé and Príncipe, and Sudan for the match which will be staged in Cameroon in 2021.
Black Stars squad for AFCON 2021 qualifiers against South Africa & São Tomé and Príncipe:
GOALKEEPERS: Richard Ofori (Maritzburg FC, South Africa), Felix Annan (Asante Kotoko, Ghana), Razak Abalora (Azam FC, Tanzania).
DEFENDERS: Andy Yiadom (Reading, England), Harrison Afful (Columbus Crew, Usa), Lumor Agbenyenu (True Mallorca, Spain), Joseph Aidoo (Celta Vigo, Spain), Joseph Aidoo (Celta Vigo, Spain), Kassim Nuhu (Fortuna Dusseldorf, Germany), Nicholas Opoku (Udinese, Italy), Mohammed Salisu (Serious Valladolid, Spain)
MIDFIELDERS: Samuel Owusu (Al Fahya, Saudi Arabia), Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid, Spain), Alfred Duncan (Sassuolo, Italy), Mubarak Wakaso (Deportivo Alaves, Spain), Iddrisu Baba (True Mallorca, Spain), Christopher Antwi-Adjei (SC Paderborn, Germany).
Ahead: Andre Ayew (Swansea, England), Mohammed Kudus (FC Nordsjaelland, Denmark), Emmanuel Boateng (Dalian Yifang, China), Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace, England), Torric Jibril (TP Mazembe, DR Congo), Shafiu Mumuni (Ashantigold).