2019 AFCON: Provisional Squad Named – Gyan IN
Black Stars Coach, Kwasi Appiah has named a 29-man squad in his provisional list for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nation scheduled for Egypt, next month.
According to available information, the team will fly to Dubai in the first week of June to start three-weeks camping ahead of the tournament which starts on 21st June.
Also the GFA Normalization Committee has lined up two high profile preparatory matches for the team against Namibia and South Africa.
The 29 consist of three goalkeepers, ten defenders, eleven midfielders and five strikers.
Below is the full list:
Richard Ofori (Maritzburg United, South Africa, Lawrence Ati- Zigi (Sochaux, Montbeliard, France), and Felix Annan (Asante Kotoko, Ghana).
John Boye (Metz, France), Andy Yiadom (Reading, England, Abdul Baba Rahman (Reims, France), Lumor Agbenyenu (Goztepe A.S, Turkey), Kassim Nuhu, (Hoffeinham, Germany,) Jonathan Mensah (Columbus Crew SC, USA), Joseph Aidoo (Genk, Belguim), Nuhu Musa (St Gallen, Switzerland), Joseph Attamah (Basaksehir, Turkey), and Mohammed Alhassan (Hearts of Oak, Ghana)
Mubarak Wakaso (Deportivo Alaves, Spain), Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid, Spain), Kwadwo Asamoah (Internazionle, Italy), Ebenezer Ofori (New York FC, USA), Afriyie Acquah (Empoli, Italy), Andre Ayew ( Fenerbache, Turkey), Christian Atsu (Newcastle United, England), Samuel Owusu (Cukaricki, Serbia), Thomas Agyepong (Hibernian, Scotland), Yaw Yeboah (Numancia, Spain), Abdul Fatawu (Asante Kotoko, Ghana).
Asamoah Gyan (Kayserispor, Turkey), Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace, England), Adbul Majeed Waris ( Nantes, France), Caleb Ekuban (Trabzonspor, Turkey and Kwabena Owusu (Leganes, Spain).
Meanwhile, some 7 personalities have been named as backroom staff joining the Black Stars technical team for the competition.
This includes Coach David Duncan (Scout), Coach Didi Mas- Ud Dramani (Scout), Coach Sellas Tetteh (scout), Patrick Ofori (Psychologist), Samuel Kwame Ankomah (Masseur), Jermaine Lopia (Video & match analyst) and Simon Copley (Physical trainer).