Coach Avram Grant names 26-man squad
Coach Avram Grant has named his named a 26-man provisional squad for the 2017 African Cup of Nations Cup competition.
Captain Asamoah leads the side that will begin an 11-day training tour in the UAE before travelling to Gabon on January 13 for the competition.
AIK Stockholm midfielder Ebenezer Ofori and Ba?ak?ehir’s Joseph Attamah Larweh all made the cut for the provisional squad and could make their first ever appearance at the AFCON.
Other notable names in the squad include deputy captain Andre Ayew, Newcastle’s Christian Atsu, Bernard Tekpetey, Raphael Dwamena, Thomas Partey etc.
Ghana has been drawn in Group D alongside Mali, Uganda and seven time champions Egypt.
Below is the list that has been travel to Al Ain for the pre-tournament camping:
Goalkeepers: Razak Braimah (Cordoba, Spain), Adam Kwarasey (Rosenborg, Norway) Richard Ofori (Wa All Stars)
Defenders: Harrison Afful (Columbus Crew, USA), Andy Yiadom (Barnsley, England), Baba Rahman (Schalke, Germany), Frank Acheampong (Anderlecht, Belgium), (John Boye (Sivasspor, Turkey), Jonathan Mensah (Anzhi, Russia), Daniel Amartey (Leicester City, England), Edwin Gyimah (Orlando Pirates, South Africa)
Midfielders: Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu (Udinese, Italy), Afriyie Acquah (Torino, Italy), Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid, Spain) Mubarak Wakaso (Panathinaikos, Greece), Christian Atsu (Newcastle, England), Ebenezer Ofori (AIK Stockholm, Sweden), Samuel Tetteh (Leifering, Austria), Joseph Larweh Attamah (Ba?ak?ehir, Turkey)
Forwards: Asamoah Gyan (Al Ahli, UAE) Jordan Ayew (Aston Villa, England), Abdul-Majeed Waris (Lorient, France), Andre Ayew (West Ham, England), Ebenezer Assifuah (Sion, Switzerland), Bernard Tekpetey (Schalke, Germany), Rahpael Dwamena (Austria Lustenau, Austria)