Wakaso and Agyemang-Badu left out of Ghana squad

Wakaso and Agyemang-Badu left out of Ghana squad
Asamoah Gyan of Ghana challenged by Ali Gabr of Egypt during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Finals football match between Egypt and Ghana at the Port Gentil Stadium in Gabon on 25 January 2017 ©Chris Ricco/BackpagePix

by Austin Ditlhobolo

Friday May 26, 2017. 17:00

Ghana head coach Kwesi Appiah has omitted four key players from the Black Stars squad.

The tactician is set to prepare Ghana for the upcoming 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Ethiopia in Kumasi on the 11th of June 2017.

The Black Stars will also travel to the United States of America (U.S.A) for a date with Mexico in Houston, Texas, on (28 June) and the U.S.A in Connecticut (1 July).

Christian Atsu, Mubarak Wakaso, Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu as well as Razak Brimah were omitted from the squad by Appiah, who was re-appointed last month.

However, Jordan Ayew, Andre Ayew, Frank Acheampong and Asamoah Gyan are all part of the Black Stars squad ahead of the Group F encounter with Ethiopia.

Ghana squad

Goalkeepers:

Richard Ofori (Wa Allstars); Adam Kwarasey (Brondby, Denmark); Felix Annan (Kotoko); Joseph Addo (Aduana Stars)

Defenders:

Harrison Afful (Columbus Crew, USA); Daniel Amartey (Leicester City, England); Lumor Agbenyenu (Munich 1860, Germany); Daniel Darkwah (Aduana Stars, Ghana); John Boye (Sivasspor, Turkey); Rashid Sumalia (Al Gharafa, Qatar); Nicholas Opoku (B.Chelsea, Ghana); Jonathan Mensah (Columbus Crew, USA); Jerry Akaminko (Eskiserhispor, Turkey); Samuel Sarfo (Liberty, Ghana)

Midfielders:

Mohammed Abu (Columbus Crew, USA); Afriyie Acquah (Torino, Italy); Isaac Sackey (Alanyaspor, Turkey); Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid, Spain); Ebenezer Ofori (Stuttgart, Germany); Kingsley Sarfo (Sirius, Sweden); Winful Cobbinah (Hearts of Oak); Yaw Yeboah (FC Twente, Holland); Godsway Donyoh (Nordjaelland, Denmark); Andre Ayew (West Ham, England); Frank Acheampong (Anderlecht, Belgium); Thomas Agyepong (NAC Breda, Holland)

Forwards:

Asamoah Gyan (Al Alhi, UAE); Jordan Ayew (Swansea City, England); Majeed Waris (Lorient FC, France); Raphael Dwamena (FC Zurich, Switzerland)





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