Kwesi Appiah names final 23-man squad

first_imgBlack Stars Head Coach Kwesi Appiah has  named his final 23-man squad for the upcoming AFCON in Egypt, with no place for FC Nantes forward Majeed Waris.The 27 year old misses out along with Hearts of Oak defender Mohammed Alhassan, Kotoko’s Abdul Fatawu, Yaw Yeboah and Ebenezer Ofori.Swansea City midfielder, André Ayew, will lead the Black Stars for this year’s tournament, which has been expanded to 24 teams from 16.The team also includes Kotoko shot stopper Felix Annan, Samuel Owusu and Kwabena Owusu who will be making their debuts at the tournament.The Black Stars will take on Bafana Bafana of South Africa on June 15 in their last pre tournament friendly in Dubai, before the team heads to Egypt.Squad List:Goalkeepers: Richard Ofori (Maritzburg United, South Africa, Lawrence Ati- Zigi (Sochaux, Montbeliard, France), and Felix Annan (Asante Kotoko, Ghana).DefendersAndy Yiadom (Reading, England), Abdul Baba Rahman (Reims, France), Lumor Agbenyenu (Goztepe A.S, Turkey), Kassim Nuhu, (Hoffeinham, Germany,) John Boye ( Metz France), Jonathan Mensah (Columbus Crew SC, USA), Joseph Aidoo (Genk, Belguim), Joseph Attamah (Basaksehir, Turkey)MidfieldersMubarak Wakaso (Deportivo Alaves, Spain), Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid, Spain), Kwadwo Asamoah (Internazionle, Italy), Afriyie Acquah (Empoli, Italy), Andre Ayew ( Fenerbache, Turkey), Christian Atsu (Newcastle United, England), Samuel Owusu (Cukaricki, Serbia), Thomas Agyepong (Hibernian, Scotland)AttackersAsamoah Gyan (Kayserispor, Turkey), Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace, England), Caleb Ekuban (Trabzonspor, Turkey and Kwabena Owusu (Leganes, Spain).last_img read more

Paddle to the Premier live press conference

first_imgA group headed to Victoria to join the protest against Site C held a press conference Friday morning. – Advertisement –last_img