C.K Akonnor names Black Stars squad – Head Coach of Ghana Black Stars, C.K Akonnor, today, named Pyramids FC player, John Antwi and 22 others to play in the Mali friendly booked for October in Turkey.
The game will be played in readiness towards the AFCON qualifier against Sudan.
Some enormous names have been dropped too. Mubarak Wakaso, Jonathan Mensah, John Boye, Christian Atsu, Caleb Ekuban, Nicholas Opoku and Kwabena Owusu are altogether missing out in the friendly.
There are 6 new names on the rundown: Alexander Djiku who plays for Strasbourg, Yakubu Mohammed of Azam FC in Tanzania, Benson Anang of MSK Zilina in Slovakia, Emmanuel Lomoteyof Amiens in France and youth Kamal Deen who plays for Danish side Nordsjaelland.
Following 5 years of nonappearance, Bernard Mensah is back on the list.
The following is the squad list.
Below is the squad list.
Goalkeepers: Richard Ofori (Maritzburg), Richard Ati Zigi (St. Gallen), Razak Abalora (Unattached)
Full Backs: Benson Anang (Zilina FC), Lumor Agbenyenu(Sporting Club), Yakubu Mohammed (Azam FC), Gideon Mensah (Vitoria de Guimaraes)
Centre Backs: Alexander Djiku (Strasbourg), Joseph Aidoo(Celta de Vigo), Nicholas Opoku (Amiens), Kassim Nuhu(Hoffenheim)
Midfielders: Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid), Emmanuel Lomotey (Amiens), Bernard Mensah (Besiktas), Baba Iddrisu(RCD Mallorca)
Attackers/Wingers: Andre Ayew (Swansea), Jordan Ayew(Crystal Palace), John Antwi (Pyramids FC), Eugene Ansah(Hapoel Shmona), Jefferey Schlupp (Crystal Palace), Samuel Owusu (Al Fayha FC), Kamal Deen (Nordsjaelland SC), Mohammed Kudus (Ajax)