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AFCON 2021: Ghana land in Cameroon with 25 players

Ghana arrived in Cameroon on Saturday, 8 January 2022, for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations with 25 players.

Three players namely, Philemon Baffour, Kamaldeen Sulemana, Mohammed Kudus were not part team that flew in from Doha, Qatar.

Baffour, 20, was in Portugal to seal a move to Portuguese side Rio Ave FC and missed the team pre-tournament camping.

Rennes star Sulemana is reported to have contracted COVID-19 and isolating at the French Ligue 1.

Ajax youngster Kudus recently recovered from an injury which has sidelined him for two months.

He suffered a rib injury whilst playing for Ghana last November in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers against South Africa.

However, the 20-year-old has been part of Ajax’s mid-season training in Portugal.

Ghana’s first game will be against Morocco on 10 January 2022 in Yaoundé before facing Gabon and Comoros.

 

GOALKEEPERS: Joseph Wolacott (Swindon Town, England), Abdul Manaf Nurudeen (Eupen, Belgium), Richard Attah (Hearts of Oak), Lawrence Ati Zigi (St. Gallen, Switzerland)

DEFENDERS: Andy Yiadom (Reading FC, England), Baba Abdul Rahman (Reading FC, England), Gideon Mensah (Girondins de Bordeaux, France), Daniel Amartey (Leicester City, England), Alexander Djiku (Strasbourg FC, France), Jonathan Mensah (Columbus Crew, USA), Khalid Abdul Mumin (Vitoria de Guimaraes, Portugal)

MIDFIELDERS: Baba Iddrissu (Real Mallorca, Spain), Edmund Addo (Sheriff Tiraspol, Moldova), Thomas Teye Partey (Arsenal, England), Mubarak Wakaso (Shenzhen, China), Daniel Kofi Kyere (St. Pauli, Germany), David Abagna (Real Tamale United),

FORWARDS: Abdul Fatawu Issahaku (Dreams FC), Samuel Owusu (Al-Fayha, Saudi Arabia), Dede Ayew (Al Sadd, Qatar), Joseph Paintsil (Genk, Belgium), Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace, England), Richmond Boakye Yiadom (Beitar Jerusalem, Israel), Maxwell Abbey Quaye (Great Olympics), Benjamin Tetteh (Malatyaspor, Turkey)

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