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Milovan Rajevac names 30-man provisional squad for AFCON

Ghana coach Milovan Rajevac has named a 30-man provisional team for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations to be staged in Cameroon next month.

Five home-based players in Real Tamale United captain David Abagna, Maxwell Abbey Quaye of Great Olympics, Richard Attah of Hearts of Oak, Dreams FC duo of Philemon Baffuor and Abdul Fatal Isahaku.

Genk forward Joseph Paintsil and As Roma youngster Felix Afena Gyan have all being named in the provisional squad for the pre-tournament camping.

Full squad:

GOALKEEPERS

Joseph Wollacott (Swindon Town)

Abdul M. Nurudeen (Eupen)

Richard Attah (Hearts of Oak)

Lawrence Ati Zigi (St. Gallen)

 

DEFENDERS

Andy Yiadom (Reading FC)

Philemon Baffour (Dreams FC)

Baba A. Rahman (Reading FC)

Gideon Mensah (Girondins B.)

Daniel Amartey (Leicester City)

Alexander Djiku (Strasbourg)

Jonathan Mensah (Columbus Crew)

Khalid A. Mumin (Vitoria de Guimaraes)

 

MIDFIELDERS

Baba Idrissu (Real Mallorca)

Edmund Addo (Sheriff Tiraspol)

Thomas eye Partey (Arsenal FC)

Mubarak Wakaso (Shenzhen FC)

Mohammed Kudus (Ajax Amsterdam)

Daniel Kofi Kyere (FC St. Pauli)

David Abagna (Real Tamale United)

Salis Abdul Samed (Clermont Foot)

 

WINGERS

Abdul F. Issahaku(Dreams FC)

Samuel Owusu (Al – Fayha)

Kamal D. Suleymana (Rennes FC)

Dede Ayew (Al Sadd SC)

Joseph Paintsil (Genk)

 

STRIKERS

Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace)

Richmond B. Yiadom (Beitar Jerusalem)

Maxwell Abbey Quaye (Great Olympics)

Felix Afena Gyan (AS Roma)

Benjamin Tetteh (Malatyaspor)

 

The Black Stars will open camp on Wednesday, December 23, 2021, to begin preparations for the tournament

The four-time Africa champions will open camp in Doha, Qatar on December 22.

The team will be in Doha for a period of three weeks to prepare for the Tournament scheduled for Cameroon from January 9 to February 6, 2022.

The Black Stars will play three international friendly matches in Qatar to give Coach Milovan Rajevac the opportunity to assess his squad for the Tournament.

Ghana are expected to play a yet-to-named club side on Tuesday, December 28, before taking on one of the Africa Cup of Nations qualified teams on Friday, January 1, 2022 in another friendly.

The team will wrap up their test matches against African Champions Algeria on Wednesday, January 5, 2022.

Ghana is in Group C alongside Morocco, Gabon and Comoros

The Black Stars will face North African side Morocco in the opening group C game in Yaounde.

 

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