World Cup 2022: Lawrence Ati-Zigi – Player Profile

Published on: 14 November 2022

Switzerland-based goalkeeper Lawrence Ati-Zigi has been named in Ghana’s final squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

The FC St. Gallen shot-stopper is one of three goalkeepers named in the Black Stars squad scheduled to start in Qatar on November 20.

Lawrence Ati-Zigi, 25, was born on November 29, 1996. He received his first Ghana call-up in August 2017 for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification games against Congo on 1 and 5 September 2017.

Eventually, he debuted for the Black Stars on June 7, 2018, when he featured for his country in a friendly match against Iceland that ended in a 2-2 draw.

Ati-Zigi on the matchday lasted the entire duration of the game.

He has since that time been a regular for the Black Stars and was part of the Ghana squad that played at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.

Currently playing for FC St. Gallen in the Swiss Super League, Lawrence Ati-Zigi has also in the past played for FC Liefering, Red Bull Salzburg, and Sochaux.

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


Ibrahim Danlad (Asante Kotoko SC)

Abdul Manaf Nurudeen (KAS Eupen)

Lawrence Ati-Zigi (FC St. Gallen)


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)


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)


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)