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2023 AFCONQ: Mo Salisu, Tariq Lamptey, Alfred Duncan, Schlupp in Black Stars squad for Madagascar and CAR games

By Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
Football News 2023 AFCONQ: Mo Salisu, Tariq Lamptey, Alfred Duncan, Schlupp in Black Stars squad for Madagascar and CAR games
MAY 19, 2022 LISTEN

Head coach of the senior national team, the Black Stars, Otto Addo is set to announce his squad for the 2023 African Cup of Nations [AFCON] scheduled to kick off next month.

According to a report in the local media, the Borussia Dortmund assistant coach will name a 40-man squad for the games against Madagascar and the Central African Republic.

However, the squad is expected to be cut down to 35.

Among the fresh names are Mohammed Salisu and Tariq Lamptey while Bernard Mensah and Majeed Ashimeru would make a long return.

Ghana will begin their qualifiers against Madagascar on June 1, 2022, at the Cape Coast Stadium before playing the Central African Republic four days later.

Ghana are in Group E for the qualifiers alongside, Angola, Madagascar, and the Central African Republic.

The four-time AFCON champions will play their final game of the first round of the qualifiers against Angola in September 2022.

In addition to the qualifiers in June, Ghana will play two international friendlies against Japan and Chile ahead of the World Cup.

  • Below is the rumored Black Stars squad for the upcoming international break

Goalkeeper

  • Dandlad Ibrahim - Asante Kotoko
  • Richard Ofori - Orlando Pirates
  • David Akologo - Club Aurora
  • Jojo Wollacott - Swindon Town
  • Abdul Manaf Nurudeen - Eupen

Defenders

  • Tariq Lamptey - Brighton and Hove Albion
  • Dennis Odoi - Club Brugge
  • Jan Gyamerah - Hamburger SV
  • Enoch Kwarteng - Bordeux
  • Jeffrey Schlupp - Crystal Palace
  • Derrick Arthur Köhn - Willem II
  • Baba Rahman - Reading FC
  • Gideon Mensah - Bordeux
  • Alexander Djiku - Strasbourg
  • Daniel Amartey - Leicester City
  • Mohammed Salisu - Southampton
  • Patric Pfeiffer - SV Darmstadt 98
  • Joseph Aidoo - Celta Vigo
  • Jonathan Mensah - Columbus Crew
  • Stephan Ambrosio - SV Humburger
  • Abdul Mumin - Victoria Guimereas

Midfielders

  • Alfred Duncan - Fiorentina
  • Baba Iddrisu - Real Mallorca
  • Elisha Owusu - Gent
  • Salis Abdul Samed - Clermont Foot
  • Edmund Addo - Sheriff Tiraspol
  • Majeed Ashmeru - Anderlecht
  • Daniel Kofi Kyere - St Pauli
  • Kudus Mohammed - Ajax
  • Yaw Yeboah - Columbus Crew
  • Benard Mensah - Kaysiraspor

Forwards

  • Antoine Semenyor - Bristol City
  • Kamaldeen Sulemana - Stade Rennes
  • Andre Dede Ayew - Al Sadd
  • Felix Afeana-Gyan - AS Roma
  • Joseph Paintsil - Genk
  • Fatawu Issahaku - Sporting Lisbon
  • Jodan Ayew - Crystal Palace
  • Dauda Mohammed - Cartagena
  • Emmanuel Gyasi - Spezia

Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah

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