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OFFICIAL: Ghana’s Baba Rahman out of Africa Cup of Nations

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Posted on January 19, 2017
Baba Rahman

Photo by Stuart Franklin/Bongarts/Getty Images

left-back has been ruled out of the , in Gabon, after suffering an injury in Ghana’s opening match win over Uganda.

Ghana coach, Avram Grant had previously stated that Rahman’s condition was 50-50. But one day later it was confirmed that the young defender’s injury will see him miss the rest of . He was withdrawn in the first half of the Ghana-Uganda match after twisting his knee.

He was flown to, Gabon capital, Libreville for scans. Now, he will fly to Germany where his club will conduct further assessments on the extent of his injury as announced by the club.

The 22 year old defender has been capped 23 times by Ghana and played for the Black Stars at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea.

Ghana, who lead group D, next face Mali on Saturday, January 21st. They will finish their group matches against Egypt on January 25th.

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