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16.03.2016 Sports News

Kwarasey and Duncan handed Black Stars call-up

Kwarasey and Duncan handed Black Stars call-up
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Accra, Mar. 16, GNA - Black Stars coach Avram Grant has handed a return call-up to goalie Adam Larsen Kwarasey and midfielder Alfred Duncan as Ghana prepares for the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers against Mozambique.

Kwarasey missed out of Ghana's matches after the Black Stars poor showing in Brazil 2014 World Cup.

The Black Stars head coach excluded deputy captain Andre Ayew and Phil Ofosu-Ayeh from the squad due to injuries.

Kwarasey and Duncan return to the squad while Captain Asamoah Gyan and Mubarak Wakaso were named.

The first of the two back-to-back matches will be played at the Accra Stadium on Thursday March 24 at 3:30pm.

The return leg is scheduled for Maputo three days later.

Ghana are top of Group H with maximum six points from the two matches in the group.

Below is the full 23-man squad:Goalkeepers: Razak Braimah (Cordoba, Spain), Adam Kwarasey(Portland Timbers, USA), Richard Ofori (Wa All Stars).

Defenders: Harrison Afful (Columbus Crew, USA), Daniel Amartey, (Leicester City, England), Jeffery Schlupp (Leicester City, England), Baba Rahman (Chelsea, England), John Boye (Sivasspor, Turkey), Jonathan Mensah (Anzhi, Russia), Gyimah Edwin (Orlando Pirates, South Africa).

Midfielders: Rabiu Mohammed (Krasnodar, Russia), Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu (Udinese, Italy), Afriyie Acquah (Torino, Italy), Samuel Tetteh (WAFA), Mubarak Wakaso (Las Palmas, Spain Fire, USA), Frank Acheampong (Anderlecht, Belgium), Alfred Duncan (Sussualo, Italy), Christian Atsu (Malaga, Spain).

Forwards: Asamoah Gyan (SIPG Shanghai, China), Jordan Ayew (Aston Villa, England), Abdul-Majeed Waris (Lorient, France) Ebenezer Assifuah (Sion, Switzerland), David Accam (Chicago Fire, USA).


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