2022 FIFA WCQ: Ghana to open camp with 27 players on Tuesday ahead of Zimbabwe clash

Published on: 04 October 2021

The Black Stars of Ghana will open camp with 27 players on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, to prepare for the upcoming clash against Zimbabwe in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. 

Initially, 32 players were handed invites to the camp of the Black Stars but the technical team has decided to excuse five of the players according to the Ghana Football Association (GFA).

The excused players include Ismail Abdul Ganiyu, Tariqe Fosu Henry, Joseph Alfred Duncan, Mubarak Wakaso and Emmanuel Gyasi .

Meanwhile, Reading FC defender Andy Yiadom who picked a knock over the weekend is being assessed to ascertain whether he will be ready for the Zimbabwe contest on Saturday or not.

Below is the finalised 27-man squad expected to start camp in Cape Coast tomorrow. 

Goalkeepers

Lawrence Ati- Zigi (FC St. Gallen), Richard Atta (Hearts of Oak), Ibrahim Danlad, (Asante Kotoko), Jojo Wallocott (Swindon Town)

Defenders:  Philemon Baffuor (Dreams FC), Andrew Yiadom (Reading FC), Gideon Mensah (Bordeaux), Baba Abdul Rahman (Reading FC), Daniel Amartey (Leicester City), Joseph Aidoo (Celta Vigo), Jonathan Mensah (Columbus Crew), Alexander Djiku (Strasbourg).

Midfielders: Thomas Partey (Arsenal FC), Baba Idrissu (Real Mallorca), Emmanuel Lomotey (Amiens), Mohammed Kudus (Ajax Amsterdam), Majeed Ashimeru (RSC Anderlecht), Kofi Kyere (St. Pauli), Abdul Fatawu Issahaku (Steadfast FC).

Forwards: Andre Ayew (Al Sadd SC), Kamaldeen Suleymana (Rennes), Joel Fameyeh (Orenburg), Yaw Yeboah (Wisła Kraków), Samuel Owusu (Al-Fayha FC), Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace), Caleb Ekuban (Genoa), Benjamin Tetteh (Yeni Malatyaspor)

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