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2022 World Cup: Possible Black Stars final 26-man squad emerges - Reports

By Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
World Cup 2022 World Cup: Possible Black Stars final 26-man squad emerges - Reports
NOV 9, 2022 LISTEN

Black Stars' 26-man squad has emerged according to multiple reports in the local media.

On Tuesday, November 8, reports emerged that several players have been dropped from the 55-man squad.

Otto Addo, who is the head coach for the side will November 14 announce his final squad for the tournament scheduled to be hosted in Qatar.

Joseph Paintsil, Jeffery Schlupp, Majeed Ashimeru, and Ibrahim Danlad, among other players, have all been dropped from the squad.

In the final that has emerged, it has three goalkeepers, nine defenders, twelve midfielders, and, wingers with two strikers.

Below is the squad:
GOALKEEPERS

  • Richard Ofori
  • Jojo Wollocot
  • Manaf Nurudeen

DEFENDERS

  • Alexander Djiku
  • Salisu Mohammed
  • Daniel Amartey
  • Tariq Lamptey
  • Gideon Mensah
  • Baba Rahman
  • Dennis Odoi
  • Alidu Seidu
  • Joseph Aidoo

MIDFIELDERS/WINGERS

  • Thomas Partey
  • Baba Iddrisu
  • Salis Abdul Samed
  • Andre Ayew
  • Mohammed Kudus
  • Daniel-Kofi Kyereh
  • Osman Bukari
  • Issahaku Abdul Fatawu
  • Elisha Owusu
  • Kamal Sowah
  • Daniel Afriyie Barnie
  • Mubarak Wakaso

ATTACKERS

  • Inaki Williams
  • Jordan Ayew

Ghana will officially open camp on November 10 in Abu Dhabi and will take on Switzerland in their final preparatory game.

The Black Stars will arrive in Doha for the tournament on November 19.

Ghana. who are four-time African champions have been housed in Group H alongside Portugal, South Korea, and Uruguay.

The Black Stars will open their campaign against Portugal on November 24 at Stadium 974 in Doha.

Four days later, the Black Stars return to action with a clash with South Korea at the Education City Stadium in Al Rayyan.

Ghana will wrap up their group stage adventure with their much-anticipated encounter with Uruguay at Al Janoub Stadium in Al Wakrah.

Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah

Sports Journalist

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