Ghana name provisional squad for African Cup of Nations
Accra, Dec 25 (IANS) Ghana football chief coach Avram Grant has named a 31-member provisional squad to prepare for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) to be held in Equatorial Guinea next month.
Grant Wednesday handed debut call-ups to four Ghanaian players playing in Europe, with former Under-20 stars Frank Acheampong and Alfred Duncan making a return to the senior national team, reports Xinhua.
Ghana will play in Group C of the tournament alongside Senegal, South Africa and tournament favourites Algeria.
Ghana's team will be based in Mongomo with Bata, Ebibeyin and Malabo hosting the other group games. They will open the tournament against Senegal before matches against South Africa and Algeria.
Squad: Razak Braimah, Adams Stephen, Fatau Dauda, Ernest Sowah, Harrison Afful, John Boye, Jonathan Mensah, Jeffery Schlupp, Awal Mohammed, Kwabena Adusei, Baba Rahman, Gyimah Edwin, Samuel Inkoom, Daniel Amartey, Rabiu Mohammed, Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu, Afriyie Acquah, Solomon Asante, Christian Atsu, Mubarak Wakaso, Andre Ayew, Alfred Duncan, Albert Adomah, Frank Acheampong, Adu Kofi, Ibrahim Moro, Jordan Ayew, Abdul-Majeed Waris, Asamoah Gyan, Kwesi Appiah and David Accam.