World Cup 2022: It’s a dream come true for me – Alexander Djiku reacts to inclusion in Ghana’s squad for tournament

Published on: 14 November 2022

France-based defender, Alexander Djiku has expressed his excitement after his inclusion in the final Ghana squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

According to the player, to be part of the Black Stars' final squad for this year’s mundial is a dream come true for him.

“Dreams come true @worldcup,” the highly-rated Alexander Djiku posted on Twitter on Monday.

 

Ghana at the 2022 FIFA World Cup will be one of five African countries representing the continent.

The Black Stars will compete in Group H of the group stages of the tournament. In that group, Ghana will battle it out with two-time champions Uruguay, as well as European giants Portugal.

The other group opponent is South Korea from Asia.

While the 2022 FIFA World Cup will commence on Sunday, November 20, Ghana’s Black Stars will play their first match on November 24.

Subsequently, Ghana will take on South Korea on November 28 before finishing the group stages campaign with a rematch against Uruguay.

Below is the full Ghana squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup:

Goalkeepers:

Ibrahim Danlad (Asante Kotoko SC)

Abdul Manaf Nurudeen (KAS Eupen)

Lawrence Ati-Zigi (FC St. Gallen)

Defenders:

Daniel Amartey (Leicester City)

Mohammed Salisu (Southampton)

Alexander Djiku (RC Strasbourg)

Alidu Seidu (Clermont Foot)

Tariq Lamptey (Brighton & Hove Albion)

Abdul Rahman Baba (Reading FC)

Gideon Mensah (AJ Auxerre)

Denis Odoi (Club Brugge)

Joseph Aidoo (Celta Vigo)

Midfielders:

Salis Abdul Samed (RC Lens)

Thomas Teye Partey (Arsenal FC)

Elisha Owusu (KAA Gent)

Daniel Afriyie Barnieh (Hearts of Oak)

Kamal Sowah (Club Brugge)

Mohammed Kudus (Ajax Amsterdam)

Andre Ayew (Al Sadd SC)

Daniel-Kofi Kyereh (SC Freiburg)

Attackers:

Osman Bukari (Red Star Belgrade)

Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace)

Inaki Williams (Athletic Bilbao)

Abdul Fatawu Issahaku (Sporting Lisbon)

Kamaldeen Sulemana (Stade Rennes)

Antoine Selorm Semenyo (Bristol City)

 

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