Defender Kevin Danso handed Austria call up ahead of Nations League games in June

Published on: 24 May 2022

Austria manager Ralf Ragnick has handed invite to Ghanaian defender Kevin Danso ahead of the upcoming European Nations League games.

Danso, who plies his trade in the French Ligue 1 for RC Lens will be in the Austria team for their games against Croatia, Denmark and France in June.

The defender was born to Ghanaian parents in Austria but grew up in England before moving to Germany.

He has had stints for Augsburg and Fortuna Dusseldorf.

Below is the Austria squad for the games next month:

Goal: Martin Fraisl (FC Schalke 04/GER), Heinz Lindner (FC Basel/SUI), Patrick Pentz (FK Austria Vienna)

Defense: David Alaba (Real Madrid/ESP), Kevin Danso (RC Lens/FRA), Marco Friedl (SV Werder Bremen/GER), Stefan Lainer (Borussia Mönchengladbach/GER), Philipp Lienhart (SC Freiburg/GER), Stefan Posch (TSG 1899 Hoffenheim/GER), Gernot Trauner (Feyenoord Rotterdam/NED), Christopher Trimmel (1. FC Union Berlin/GER), Maximilian Wöber (FC Red Bull Salzburg)

Midfield: Christoph Baumgartner (TSG 1899 Hoffenheim/GER), Konrad Laimer (RB Leipzig/GER), Valentino Lazaro (Benfica Lisbon/POR), Dejan Ljubicic (1. FC Cologne/GER), Marcel Sabitzer (FC Bayern Munich/GER) , Xaver Schlager (VfL Wolfsburg/GER), Nicolas Seiwald (FC Red Bull Salzburg), Hannes Wolf (Swansea City/WAL)

Sturm: Marko Arnautovic (FC Bologna / ITA), Michael Gregoritsch (FC Augsburg / GER), Sasa Kalajdzic (VfB Stuttgart / GER), Andreas Weimann (Bristol City / ENG), Karim Onisiwo (1st FSV Mainz 05 / GER)