2021 Afcon qualifiers: Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah recalls Columbus Crew right-back Harrison Afful for South Africa clash

Published on: 30 October 2019

Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah has recalled Columbus Crew defender Harrison Afful for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against South Africa and Sao Tome and Principe next month. 

The 33-year-old is making a return to the team after missing the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations through injury.

He featured in 22 games this season for the Major League side as they finished 10th in the Eastern Conference.

The former Asante Kotoko will join the rest of the squad for the games against South Africa and Sao Tome on November 14th and 17th respectively.

Below is the Black Stars squad for AFCON 2021 qualifiers against South Africa & São Tomé and Príncipe:

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)