Black Stars Coach Kwesi Appiah Releases 30 Man Provisional Squad to Conquer Africa at 2019 Afcon

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Black Stars head coach Kwesi Appiah has named a 30 man provisional squad for the 2019 African Cup of Nations.

The squad would later be whittled down to 23 for the finals which kicks off next month in Egypt.

Appiah leaves out the unlikely duo of Kevin-Prince Boateng and Sulley Muntari, whom some people were clamouring to return to the team, but adds Asamoah Gyan despite reports he would leave him out.

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Ghana would be fighting for her 5th Afcon crown at the 2019 tournament, having spectacularly failed to win any silverware since 1982.

Full squad below…

Goalkeepers 

Richard Ofori (Maritzburg United), Felix Annan (Asante Kotoko) Fatau Dauda (Enyimba FC)

Defenders: Andy Yiadom (Reading FC) Fatawu Mohammed (Hearts) Baba Rahman (Stade Reims) Lumor Agbeyenu (Goztepe) Kassim Adam (TSG Hoffenheim) Joseph Aidoo (KRC Genk) Isaac Donkor (Universitatea Craiova) Musah Nuhu (St. Gallen) John Boye (FC Metz)

Midfielders: Mubarak Wakaso (Deportivo Alaves) Rahman Chibsah (Frosinone Calcio) Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid) Osman Bukari (AS Trencín) Abdul Fatwau Safiu (Asante Kotoko) Andre Dede Ayew (Fenerbahcé) Christian Atsu (Newcastle United) Majeed Ashmeru (St. Gallen) Joseph Paintsil (GRC Genk)

Strikers: Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace) Asamoah Gyan (Kayserispor) Majeed Waris (FC Nantes) Caleb Ekuban (Trapzonspor) Richmond Boakye-Yiadom (Red Star Belgrade) John Antwi (Msr El Makasa) Kwabena Owusu (Salamanca) Bernard Terkpetey (Paderborn) Dauda Mohammed (Vitesse Arnhem)

Source: GhanaCelebrities.Com


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