Kwesi Appiah Names Ghana Black Stars Squad for Japan & Iceland Friendlies

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Coach Kwesi Appiah has announced his 21-man squad for Black Stars of Ghana’s upcoming international friendly games against Japan and Iceland in May and June respectively.

While Black Stars use the game as part of the preparations ahead of the 2019 AFCON qualifying matches, the two opponent will do so ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia next month.

The match against Japan will be hosted at the Yokohama Stadium on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 while that against Iceland will take place on Thursday, June 7, 2018 at the Laugardalsvöllur in Reykjavík, Iceland.

The likes of Asamoah Gyan, Jordan Ayew, and Dede Ayew were dropped from this squad.

Below is the list of players who will represent Ghana in the two friendly games:

GOALKEEPERS
Richard Ofori (Maritzburg United FC, South Africa)
Lawrence Ati-Zigi (Sochaux, France)

DEFENDERS
Lumor Abgenyenu (Sporting CP, Portugal)
Andy Yiadom (Reading, England)
Rashid Suma (Gharafa, Qatar)
Nicholas Opoku (Club African, Tunisia)
Kassim Nuhu (Young Boys, Switzerland)

MIDFIELDERS
Joseph Attamah (İstanbul Başakşehir F.K., Turkey)
Isaac Sackey (Alanyaspor, Turkey)
Afriyie Acquah (Torino, Italy)
Frank Acheampong (Tianjin Teda, China)
Mubarak Wakaso (Deportivo Alave)
Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid, Spain)
Edwin Gyasi (CSKA Sofia, Bulgaria)
Thomas Agyepong (NAC Breda, Holland)
Nana Ampomah (Waasland-Beveren, Belgium)
Albert Adomah (Aston Villa, England)

STRIKERS
Kwasi Okyere (Bayern Munich, Germany)
Emmanuel Okyere Boateng (Levante, Spain)
Dwamena Raphael (FC Zurich, Switzerland)
Yiadom Boakye (Jiangsu Suning, China)

Source: eFocusLive.com

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