Acquah among seven players added to Ghana squad

Acquah among seven players added to Ghana squad
Afriyie Acquah

by Staff Reporter

Tuesday Nov 10, 2020. 16:00

Turkey-based midfielder Afriyie Acquah headlines a list of seven players, who have been added to the Black Stars squad.

The Black Stars are set to take on Sudan’s Falcons of Jediane in the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers between November 9 and November 12.

Acquah, who has netted in each of his last two Turkish Super Lig matches for Yeni Malatyaspor, last played for the Black Stars in 2019 at the AFCON finals in Egypt.

The Ghana Football Association released the following statement on Monday:

“Due to medical reasons, Coach of the Black Stars C. K Akonnor has made seven additions to his squad ahead of Ghana’s double header against Sudan.”

“The players include Andrew Kyere Yiadom (Reading FC), Majeed Ashimeru (Red Bull Salzburg), Joseph Attamah Larweh (Keyserispor), Afriyie Acquah (Yeni Malatyaspor) and Clifford Aboagye (Tijuana FC).”

“The rest are Kwadwo Amoako (AshantiGold SC) and Christopher Nettey (Asante Kotoko SC) The Black Stars will begin camping in Accra on Monday, November 09, ahead of the game on Thursday, November 12, 2020.”

“Ghana face Sudan at the Cape Coast stadium on Thursday, November 12, before travelling to Khartoum three days later for the reverse tie,” a statement read.

Ghana are currently placed at the top of Group C standings with six points from two matches and two wins over Sudan will see them qualify for the finals.

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