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Black Stars land in Sudan ahead of 2021 AFCON qualifier

The Black Stars of Ghana have safely arrived in Sudan ahead of their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sudan.

The team departed from Ghana on Sunday for the return leg encounter against Sudan, after securing a 2-0 victory at Cape Coast Stadium.

Black Stars are currently on top of Group C which is made up of Sudan, South Africa, as well as Sao Tome and Principe.

The team touched down in Omdurman in the early wee hours of the morning and headed straight to their hotel.

Legon Cities goalkeeper Fatau Dauda became coach Akonnor’s latest call up to replace Richard Ofori for the trip to Sudan.

Dauda, who has been out of the team for the last three years was given the surprise call up after number goalie Ofori was ruled out of the next game after picking up his second yellow card in the qualifiers on Thursday against Sudan at the Cape Coast Stadium ruling him out of the 2nd leg.

The traveling party of Ghana has players, coaches, and the management committee led by its chairman, Mr. George Amoako.

Below are the players that made the trip:

Goalkeepers: Fatau Dauda, Lawrence Ati-Zigi, Razak Abalora.

Defenders: John Boye, Baba Abdul Rahman, Kwadwo Amoako, Christopher Nettey, Alexander Djiku, Joseph Aidoo, Joseph Attamah, Nicholas Opoku.

Midfielders: Emmanuel Lomotey, Afriyie Acquah, Clifford Aboagye, Majeed Ashimeru, Mubarak Wakaso

Forwards: Jordan Ayew, Tariqe Fosu, Samuel Owusu, Caleb Ekuban, John Antwi, Jefferey Schlupp.

Sudan will host Ghana on Tuesday, November 17, in a matchday four tie at Omdurman, Khartoum.

The game is scheduled to kick off at 13:00 GMT.

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