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23-man squad for 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sudan.

Phot of Ghana Head Coach C K Akornor
Credit: GFA

Black Stars Head Coach C.K Akonnor has named a 23-man squad for next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sudan.

On Thursday, 12 November Ghana will host Sudan at the Cape Coast stadium and will head to Khartoum five days later for the return match.

Chelsea left back Baba Abdul Rahman, FC Metz defender John Boye and China based, Mubarak Wakaso have been called up. Also making a return to the team are, Colombus Crew right back Afful Harrison and Crystal Palace winger Jefferey Schlupp.

19-year-old German born winger, Jamie Leweling was also handed a debut call by Coach C.K Akonnor. Leweling, who plays for German side Greuther Furth is one of the exciting young players who has emerged in German football.

Ghana top Group C with 6 points following victories against South Africa and Sao Tome and Principe in November 2019.

Squad list:

Goalkeepers: Richard Ofori (Orlando Pirates FC), Razak Abalora (Asante Kotoko SC), Lawrence Ati-Zigi (St Gallen)

Defenders: Baba Abdul Rahman (Chelsea FC), Gideon Mensah (Vitoria de Guimaraes, Afful Harrison (Columbus Crew FC), Anang Benson (MSK Zilina), Djiku Alexander (Strasbourg FC), John Boye (FC Metz), Nicholas Opoku (Amiens FC), Joseph Aidoo (Celta Vigo)

Midfielders: Partey Thomas (Arsenal FC), Baba Idrissu (RCD Mallorca), Mubarak Wakaso (Jiangsu Suning FC), Emmanuel Lomotey (Amiens FC)

Forwards/Wingers:

Andre Ayew (Swansea City FC), Tariq Fosu (Brentford), Samuel Owusu (Al-Ahli Jeddah) Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace FC), Caleb Ekuban (Trabzonspor), Jamie Leweling (Greuther Furth), John Antwi (Pyramids FC), Jeffery Schlupp (Crystal Palace)

Squad List Picture:

Head Coach C.K Akonnor has named a 23-man squad for 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sudan.
Credit: GFA

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