Ghana name 24-man squad for World Cup Qualifier in Cairo
Ghana coach Kwasi Appiah has named Kevin-Prince Boateng in a 24-man squad to face Egypt in this month’s World Cup play-off qualifier.
He has recalled Kevin Prince Boateng who pulled out of the first leg due to a chronic knee injury. The midfielder has after, featured for Shalke 04 and lasted 83 minutes last weekend in a 2-0 win over Hertha Berlin.
Also included in the squad are Dominic Adiyiah and goalkeeper Daniel Agyei as both players return to the Black Stars team to play the Pharaohs in Cairo on 19 November at the Air Defence Stadium.
Goalkeepers: Fatau Dauda (Orlando Pirates, South Africa), Adam Kwarasey (Stromgodset, Norway), Daniel Agyei (Free State Stars, South Africa)
Defenders: Harrison Afful (Esperance, Tunisia), Samuel Inkoom (Dnipro, Ukraine), Daniel Opare (Standard Liege, Belgium), David Addy (Vitoria Guimaraes, Portugal), Jerry Akaminko (Eskisehirspor, Turkey), Rashid Sumaila (Mamelodi Sundowns, South Africa), Mohammed Awal (Maritzburg United, South Africa), Edwin Gyimah (SuperSport United, South Africa)
Midfielders: Michael Essien (Chelsea, England), Sulley Muntari (AC Milan, Italy), Kwadwo Asamoah (Juventus, Italy), Emmanuel Agyemang Badu (Udinese, Italy), 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), Kevin-Prince Boateng (Schalke, Germany) Jordan Ayew (Marseille, France), Dominic Adiyiah (Arsenal Kiev, Ukraine).
The Black Stars lead the tie 6-1 after the first leg in Kumasi on 15 October.
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