Ghana FA announces Black Stars squad for Sierra Leone, Gabon friendlies
The Ghana Football Association says the senior national team, the Black Stars, will face Sierra Leone and Gabon in two separate international friendlies this month (November).
“The Ghana Football Association today confirmed that the matches against the two West African nations will now come off in the French capital, Paris instead of Germany,” the FA said on its website November 7, 2011.
The Black Stars will play Sierra Leone on November 12 and three days later take on the 2012 African Nations Cup co-host, Gabon, the association noted in a statement.
Ahead of Ghana’s double friendly, the FA said, Coach Goran Stevanovic has named a 23-man squad for the games.
The squad saw debut call ups for three players. They are Charles Takyi of St Pauli, Leicester City’s Jeffrey Schulpp and Sumaila Rashid of Ebusua Dwarfs.
Goalkeepers: Adam Larsen Kwarasey (Stromgodest), Ernest Sowah (Berekum Chelsea) Daniel Agyei (Liberty Professionals)
Defenders: Massawudu Alhassan (FC Genoa) John Paintsil (Leicester City), Isaac Vorsah (TSG Hoffenheim), Lee Addy (Red Star Belgrade), Daniel Opare (Standard Liege), Sumaila Rashid (Ebusua Dwarfs)
Midfielders: Samuel Inkoom (FC Dnipro), Kwadwo Asamoah, Emmanuel Agyeman-Badu (Udinese), Sulley Muntari (Inter Milan) Anthony Annan (Vitesse Arnhem), Charles Takyi (St Pauli), Abu Mohammed (Stromgodest), Derek Boateng (FC Dnipro) Quincy Owusu-Abeyie (Panathinaikos FC) Andre Ayew (Olympique Marseille)
Strikers: Asamoah Gyan (Al Ain), Prince Tagoe (Bursaspor) Derek Asamoah (Pohang Steelers) Jeffrey Schulpp (Leicester City).
The matches are to prepare the team ahead of the CAN 2012.
By Ekow Quandzie
laryea kingston and sammy ajei should be include in the next call up. bcos they are very experience players. i wish the team the best in their matches
ghana is wining 5 1
prince k Boateng and Draman are not in the squard but all the same i them good luck.
Why laryea & and richard are not included ?but i wish them all de best