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Coach Milovan Rajevac names four local players in Ghana’s squad for Ethiopia, SA matches

By Eric Nana Yaw Kwafo
Football News Defender Abdul Ismail Ganiu
NOV 4, 2021 LISTEN
Defender Abdul Ismail Ganiu

The head coach for the Ghana national team, Milovan Rajevac has named four local players in his squad for the final hurdle in Group G of the African qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

The Serbian tactician today held a press conference at the secretariat of the Ghana Football Association where he named a 28-man squad for the upcoming matches against Ethiopia and South Africa.

Coach Rajevac is keen on bagging all six points from the two matches to ensure Ghana finishes top of Group G to progress to the final playoff round to next year’s World Cup.

In the 28-man squad, the four local players named include goalkeeper Richard Attah, defenders Philemon Baffour and Ismail Ganiu, as well as attacker Fatawu Abdul Issahaku.

Below is the full Ghana squad for the matches against Ethiopia and South Africa:

Goalkeepers: Joseph Wollacott (Swindon Town), Lawrence Ati-Zigi (St.Gallen), Manaf Nurudeen (Eupen), Richard Attah (Hearts of Oak)

Defenders: Andy Yiadom (Reading FC), Philemon Baffour (Dreams FC), Baba Abdul Rahman (Reading FC), Gideon Mensah (Girondins Bordeaux), Daniel Amartey (Leicester City), Alexander Djiku (Strasbourg), Joseph Aidoo (Celta Vigo), Jonathan Mensah (Columbus Crew), Ismail Abdul Ganiyu (Asante Kotoko)

Midfielders: Baba Idrissu (Real Mallorca), Thomas Partey (Arsenal FC), Mubarak Wakaso (Shenzhen F.C), Edmund Addo (Sheriff Tiraspol), Mohammed Kudus (Ajax Amsterdam), Daniel Kofi Kyere (FC St. Pauli)

Wingers: Andre Ayew (Al Sadd), Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace), Abdul Fatawu Issahaku (Dreams FC), Kamal Deen Sulemana (Rennes), Samuel Owusu (Al Fayha)

Strikers: Richmond Boakye-Yiadom (Beitar Jerusalem), Benjamin Tetteh (Yeni Malatyaspor), Felix Afena Gyan (AS Roma), Caleb Ekuban (Genoa)

Eric Nana Yaw Kwafo
Eric Nana Yaw Kwafo

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