2021 Afcon qualifiers: Azam FC shot-stopper Razak Abalora earns maiden Black Star call-up

Published on: 30 October 2019

Azam FC goalkeeper Razak Abalora has been handed his debut Black Stars call-up for the upcoming 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against South Africa and Sao Tomé next month.

The 23-year-old, who currently plays for Azam FC in the Tanzania Premier League has been a key cog for the side in the CAF Confederation Cup campaign.

Abalora will compete with Felix Annan and Richard Ofori for the No.1 spot for the qualifiers on 14 November and 18 2019.

Below is the Black Stars squad:

Goalkeepers: Richard Ofori (Maritzburg FC, South Africa), Felix Annan (Asante Kotoko, Ghana), Razak Abalora (Azam FC, Tanzania)

Defenders: Andy Yiadom (Reading, England), Harrison Afful (Columbus Crew, USA), Lumor Agbenyenu (Real Mallorca, Spain), Joseph Aidoo (Celta Vigo, Spain), Joseph Aidoo (Celta Vigo, Spain), Kassim Nuhu (Fortuna Dusseldorf, Germany), Nicholas Opoku (Udinese, Italy), Mohammed Salisu (Real Valladolid, Spain)

Midfielders: Samuel Owusu (Al Fahya, Saudi Arabia), Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid, Spain), Alfred Duncan (Sassuolo, Italy), Mubarak Wakaso (Deportivo Alaves, Spain), Iddrisu Baba (Real Mallorca, Spain), Christopher Antwi-Adjei (SC Paderborn, Germany)

Forwards: Andre Ayew (Swansea, England), Mohammed Kudus (FC Nordsjaelland, Denmark), Emmanuel Boateng (Dalian Yifang, China), Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace, England), Torric Jibril (TP Mazembe, DR Congo), Shafiu Mumuni (Ashantigold)