Ghana Black Stars Squad For Nigeria Clash Finally Revealed

2022 World Cup Playoff: Ghana To Earn $12 Million If They Beat Nigeria
2022 World Cup Playoff: Ghana To Earn $12 Million If They Beat Nigeria

Ghana Black Stars squad for the 2022 World Cup qualifying play-off against Nigeria has finally been revealed.

The Ghan Football Association published the names on Tuesday, March 23, 2022, three days before the first meeting in Kumasi.

Head coach Otto Addo invited 27 players, including 4 goalkeepers, 9 defenders, 6 midfielders, 4 wingers and 4 forwards.

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Crystal Palace striker Jordan Ayew is in the squad despite multiple reports claiming he has tested positive for coronavirus.

AS Roma youngster Felix Afena-Gyan has finally accepted to play for the Black Stars after previously turning down two invitations.

South Africa-based goalkeeper Richard Ofori has made a return after recovering from a knee injury that forced him to miss the Africa Cup of Nations earlier this year.

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Mohammed Kudus is also back after a hip problem ruled him out of the Afcon.

Belgium-based duo Denis Odoi and Elisha Owusu as well as Hearts of Oak defender Elisha Owusu are the only debutants in the team.

Thomas Partey will lead the team as captain due to the absence of Andre Ayew. The Qatari-based forward is suspended for the tie.

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Source: TheBBCghana.Com

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