By Dennis Osei Gyamfi, GNA
Accra, May 22,
GNA – Coach James Kwasi Appiah has included striker Asamoah Gyan in the 29-man
provisional squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nation scheduled for Egypt, next
Gyan, on Monday,
May 22, announced his retirement from the team, after disagreement over his
role as the captain of the team.
team consist of three goalkeepers, ten defenders, eleven midfielders and five
players form Asante Kotoko and Accra Herat's of Oak have been called into the
including Mohammed Alhassan, Samuel Owusu, Abdul Fatawu and Kwabena Owusu all
made the provisional team.
The team will
depart Accra, on Sunday, June 1, for pre-tournament preparations in Dubai,
United Arab Emirates (UAE), ahead of the competition.
Below is the full list:
Goalkeepers: Richard Ofori
(Maritzburg United, South Africa, Lawrence Ati- Zigi (Sochaux, Montbeliard, France),
and Felix Annan (Asante Kotoko, Ghana).
Defenders: John Boye
(Metz, France), Andy Yiadom (Reading, England), Abdul Baba Rahman (Reims, France), Lumor Agbenyenu (Goztepe A.S,
Turkey), Kassim Nuhu, (Hoffeinham, Germany,) Jonathan Mensah (Columbus Crew SC,
USA), Joseph Aidoo (Genk, Belguim), Nuhu Musa (St Gallen, Switzerland), Joseph
Attamah (Basaksehir, Turkey), and Mohammed Alhassan (Hearts of Oak, Ghana).
Midfielders: Mubarak Wakaso (Deportivo Alaves, Spain), Thomas Partey (Atletico
Madrid, Spain), Kwadwo Asamoah (Internazionle, Italy), Ebenezer Ofori (New York
FC, USA), Afriyie Acquah (Empoli, Italy), Andre Ayew ( Fenerbache, Turkey),
Christian Atsu (Newcastle United, England), Samuel Owusu (Cukaricki, Serbia),
Thomas Agyepong (Hibernian, Scotland), Yaw Yeboah (Numancia, Spain), Abdul Fatawu
(Asante Kotoko, Ghana).
Strikers: Asamoah Gyan
(Kayserispor, Turkey), Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace, England), Adbul Majeed
Waris (Nantes, France), Caleb Ekuban (Trabzonspor, Turkey and Kwabena Owusu