Local Black Stars arrive in South Africa for COSAFA Cup

Sports News Local Black Stars at the OT Airport in Johannesburg.
MAY 22, 2015 LISTEN
Local Black Stars at the OT Airport in Johannesburg.

Ghana's squad arrived in South Africa early Friday morning for the 2015 COSAFA Cup.

The Local Black Stars were quickly bused to Rustenburg where they will be based for the tournament.

Ghana will face the winner from Group B- which contains Lesotho, Madagascar, Swaziland and Tanzania- at the quarter-final stage on 24 May.

Maxwell Konadu picked a strong squad including senior team players like Fatawu Dauda and Stephen Adams.

Leading Ghana Premier League scorer Nathaniel Asamoah and former Maritzburg United striker Yakubu Mohammed made the cut.

Ghana's final 20-man squad for COSAFA Cup:
Goalkeepers: Mozart Adjetey (Heart of Lions), Fatau Dauda (AshantiGold), Stephen Adams (Aduana Stars)

Defenders: Godfred Saka (Aduana Stars), Joshua Tijani (AshantiGold), Emmanuel Asante (Asante Kotoko), Ahmed Adams (Asante Kotoko), Asiamah Badu (Heart of Lions), Abeiku Ainooson (Asante Kotoko), Alfred Nelson (Liberty Professionals)

Midfielders: Zakari Mumuni (WAFA), Michael Akuffo (Asante Kotoko), Isaac Twum (Heart of Lions), Hans Kwofie (Medeama), Bernard Morrison (AshantiGold), Daniel Darkwah (Aduana Stars), Malik Akowuah (Medeama)

Strikers: Kwame Boateng (Great Olympics), Yakubu Mohammed (AshantiGold), Nathaniel Asamoah (Medeama)

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