The Black Stars of Ghana arrived in Cape Coast Tuesday afternoon for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 qualifier against Ethiopia on Friday, September 3 at the Cape Coast Stadium.
The team held light training in Accra on Monday but will move their preparation into full gear on Tuesday afternoon as the technical team put the players in shape for the test.
In all, Thirty-two players made the trip to Cape Coast for the match. Coach Charles Akonnor has made a few more additions to the squad following the inability of Tariq Fosu, Benson Annan, Kelvin Yeboah, Thomas Teye Partey, and Mohammed Kudus to turn up for the games.
Fatawu Mohammed of Accra Hearts of Oak replaces Benson Annang who will miss the games due to an injury he picked up over the weekend in Zilina’s 1-1 draw against Spartak Trnava, while Ashie Quaye of Accra Great Olympics takes over the place of Tariqe Fosu who has been granted permission by the Ghana FA to miss the games in a bid to sort out his future with his club Brentford.
Full squad in Camp:
Goalkeepers: Richard Ofori, Richard Atta, Manaf Nurudeen, Lawrence Ati-Zigi
Defenders: Andy Yiadom, Philemon Baffuor, Baba Abdul Rahman, Gideon Mensah, Daniel Amartey, Ismail Ganiyu, Alexander Djiku, Jonathan Mensah, Samuel Ashie Quaye, Joseph Aidoo, Fatawu Mohammed
Midfielders: Mubarak Wakaso, Baba Iddrisu, Emmanuel Lomotey, Majeed Ashimeru, Fatawu Issahaku, Samuel Owusu, Kamal Deen Suleyman, Jeffery Schlupp, Yaw Yeboah
Forwards: Andre Ayew, Jordan Ayew, Daniel Afriyie Barnieh, Joel Fameyeh, Daniel Kofi Kyereh, Braydon Manu, Kwame Opoku, Emmanuel Gyasi.