Ghana name strong 25-man squad for Egypt clash
Ghana coach James Kwesi Appiah has named his final 25-man squad to face Egypt in the first leg of the 2014 World Cup Qualifying play-off in Kumasi next month.
Ghana have selected a strong 25 man squad to face the Pharaohs of Egypt in the crunch encounter arguably the highlighted match in the play-offs.
After two years, veteran goalkeeper Richard Kingson returns to the Black Stars and Sulley Muntari also returns after missing the Zambia clash.
Jordan Ayew, Jerry Akaminko, Emmanuel Frimpong and David Addy have also gotten call ups to the squad again.
Familiar face Jonathan Mensah is out for six weeks after he got injured over the weekend for Evian TG in France and was not called. Afful Harrison also missed the squad due to his suspension.
THE FULL SQUAD
GOALKEEPERS – Fatau Dauda (Orlando Pirates, South Africa), Adam Kwarasey (Stromgodset, Norway), Richard Kingson (Doxa Katokopias, Cyprus)
DEFENDERS – Samuel Inkoom (Dnipro, Ukraine), Daniel Opare (Standard Liege, Belgium), David Addy (Vitoria Guimaraes, Portugal), Baba Abdul Rahman (Greuther Furth, Germany), John Boye (Rennes, France), Jerry Akaminko (Eskisehirspor, Turkey), Rashid Sumaila (Mamelodi Sundowns, South Africa), Mohammed Awal (Maritzburg United, South Africa)
MIDFIELDERS – Michael Essien (Chelsea, England), Emmanuel Frimpong (Arsenal, England) Sulley Muntari (AC Milan, Italy), Kwadwo Asamoah (Juventus, Italy), Emmanuel Agyemang Badu (Udinese, Italy), Kevin Prince Boateng (Schalke, Germany), Albert Adomah (Middlesbrough, England), Mubarak Wakaso (Rubin Kazan, Russia), Christian Atsu (Vitesse Arnhem, Holland), Andre Ayew (Marseille, France)
STRIKERS – Asamoah Gyan (Al Ain, UAE), Abdul Majeed Waris (Spartak Moscow, Russia), Jordan Ayew (Marseille, France), Mahatma Otoo (Sogndal, Norway)
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