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Mar 11, 2019 | Football News

AFCON 2019 Qualifier: Kotoko Trio In Black Stars Squad For Kenya Clash

By Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
Kwame Bonsu signed a three-year deal with Kotoko
Kwame Bonsu signed a three-year deal with Kotoko

Coach Kwasi Appiah has named a 24-man squad for the ultimate Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Kenya, scheduled for Accra Sports Stadium.

Several players will make the debut appearance for the country as the technical team of the Black Stars seeks to asses some new talents with Ghana already qualified for the tournament billed for Egypt mid year.

The squad which includes three players from Asante Kotoko, begins camping on March 18, ahead of the qualifier on Saturday, March 23.

Meanwhile, the Accra Sports Stadium will witness a double header on March 23, as the Black Meteors are also scheduled to host Gabon at the same venue.

The Black Meteors’ match will precede the Black Stars’. The Olympic team will play at 3pm before the Black Stars take the stage at 6pm.

Below is the squad...
Goalkeepers: Richard Ofori (Martizburg, South Africa) Lawrence Ati (Sochaux, France), Felix Annan (Asante Kotoko, Ghana)

Defenders: Kwadwo Asamoah (Inter Milan, Italy) Lumor Agbenyenu ( Göztepe S.K, Turkey) Andy Yiadom (Reading Football Club, England) Amos Frimpong (Asante Kotoko, Ghana) Nuhu Kassim (1899 Hoffenheim, Germany) Nicholas Opoku (Udinese, Italy) John Boye (Metz,France) Joseph Aidoo (Genk, Belgium)

Midfielders: Andre Ayew ( Fenerbahçe S.K, Turkey) Mubarak Wakaso (Alaves, Spain) Christian Atsu (Newcastle, England) Kwame Bonsu (Asante Kotoko, Ghana) Ernest Asante ( Al Jazira, UAE) Thomas Partey (Atlético Madrid) Alhassan Wakaso ( Vitória S.C, Portugal) Jeffery Schlupp ( Crystal Palace, England), Alfred Duncan (Sassuolo, Italy)

Forward: Caleb Ansah Ekuban(Trabzonspor, Turkey) Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace) Emmanuel Boateng (Dalian Yifang, China) Kwasi Appiah (AFC Wimbledon, UK)

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