Avram Grant Names 23 Man Squad For Uganda World Cup Qualifier

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Ghana coach Avram Grant has named a 23 man squad to represent the country in the upcoming world cup qualifier against Uganda later this week.

The coach released his 23 man squad Saturday as preparations for the 2018 world cup qualifiers kick into full gear.

Ghana kick off our qualifying campaign against the Cranes of Uganda on Friday, October 6, in Tamale – and later play the United States in a friendly game.

Two local players have also been called up for ‘observation’ by the technical team to determine if they’re good enough to be named in the squad.

Full list of call-ups below…

Goalkeepers: Razak Braimah (Cordoba, Spain), Adam Kwarasey (Rosenborg, Norway) Richard Ofori (Wa All Stars)

Defenders: Harrison Afful (Columbus Crew, USA), Daniel Amartey (Leicester City, England), Jeffery Schlupp (Leicester City, England), Baba Rahman (Schalke, Germany), John Boye (Sivasspor, Turkey), Jonathan Mensah (Anzhi, Russia), Edwin Gyimah (Orlando Pirates, South Africa)

Midfielders: Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu (Udinese, Italy), Afriyie Acquah (Torino, Italy), Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid, Spain) Enock Adu Kofi (Malmo, Sweden) Samuel Tetteh (Leifering, Austria), Mubarak Wakaso (Panathinaikos, Greece), Frank Acheampong (Anderlecht, Belgium), Christian Atsu (Chelsea, England), Gilbert Koomson (Songdal, Norway)

Forwards: Asamoah Gyan (Al Ahli, UAE), Jordan Ayew (Aston Villa, England), Abdul Majeed Waris (Lorient, France), David Accam (Chicago Fire, USA)

Observation: Inusah Musah of Hearts of Oak and Emmanuel Ocran of Wa All Stars – (The two players have been invited to train with the Black Stars to be closely observed by the coach.)



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