Black Stars: 19 players present, Afful to join on Wednesday

By Emmanuel Asante Attakora, GNA

Accra, Sept.05 GNA - The Black Stars of Ghana, have intensified their preparations for the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Kenya, on Saturday, with 19 players in their camp in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

In all, 16 players started camping on Tuesday, but three players; Kwadwo Asamoah, Christian Atsu and Emmanuel Ofori joined on Tuesday night.

The USA based defender, Harrison Afful, who is expected to complete the 20-man Black Stars squad, is expected to join his colleagues on Wednesday evening.

The team, trained with nineteen players including; Lawrence Ati Zigi , Richard Ofori, Opare, Rashid Sumaila, Daniel Amartey, Andy Yiadom, Nicholas Opoku, Afriyie Acquah, Isaac Sackey, Edwin Gyasi, Frank Acheampong, Nana Ampomah, Raphael Dwamena, Thomas Partey, Majeed Waris, William Owusu, kwadwo Asamoah, Emmanuel ofori and Christian Atsu.

The team, would have its evening training on Wednesday, to acclimatize, as the technical team would use the day to observe the invited players and plan for the game on Saturday.


Source: GNA Story (
Published: 2018-09-06 11:03:20
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