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AFCON 2019: Injury hints black stars camp

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Ghanaian defender, Nuhu Musah has pulled out of Ghana’s squad ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations due to injury.

According to a statement by the Ghana Football Association, he has been granted permission to leave the Black Stars pre-tournament camp in Dubai and travel back to Switzerland at the request of his club, St. Gallen, after he picked up an injury.

”After an initial medical examination by the Black Stars medical team, Nuhu has been permitted to return to his club for further assessment. Nuhu, will be accompanied by Team Psychologist, Dr Patrick Ofori.” the statement indicated.

Below is the full statement:

After an initial medical examination by the Black Stars medical team, Nuhu has been permitted to return to his club for further assessment. Nuhu, will be accompanied by Team Psychologist, Dr Patrick Ofori.

Nuhu’s absence brings coach Kwasi Appiah’s provisional list to 28 instead of the 29 man squad named to commence preparation for the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt this month.The GFA Normalization Committee wishes Nuhu speedy recovery.

It is unclear if the former WAFA defender, 22, will be able to recover in time for the AFCON in Egypt which kicks off on June 21.

Nuhu was handed a debut call up to the team following an impressive season with St. Gallen in the Swiss Super Ligue.

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