Ghana finds replacement for Ayew brothers ahead of Chile friendly

Andre Dede Ayew - Black Stars

Two new players have been drafted into the Black Stars in place of the the Ayew brothers, Andre and Jordan who are both out due to injuries.

Sweden-based striker Abdul Majeed Waris and Patrick Nyarko of MLS side Chicago Fire have been handed late invites to join the Black Stars for the friendly against Chile in Philadelphia on Wednesday.

The two players will join the Ghana team on Tuesday as they chase their first national team caps.

Squad in full

Goalkeepers: Adam Kwarasey (Strømsgodset, Norway) and Daniel Agyei (Liberty Professionals, Ghana)

Defenders: John Paintsil (Leicester City, England), Daniel Opare (Standard Liege, Belgium), Masahudu Alhassan (Genoa, Italy), Lee Addy (Dalian Aerbin, China), John Boye (Rennes, France), Jonathan Mensah (Evian TG, France)

Midfielders: Afriyie Acquah (Palermo, Italy), Derek Boateng (Dnipro, Ukraine), Anthony Annan (Vitesse, Netherlands), Kwadwo Asamoah (Udinese, Italy), Sulley Muntari (AC Milan, Italy), Patrick Nyarko (Chicago Fire, U.S)

Strikers: Abdul Majeed Waris (Hacken, Sweden), Emmanuel Baffour (New Edubiase, Ghana), Richard Mpong – (Medeama, Ghana) Dominic Oduro (Chicago Fire, U.S)


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