Black Stars trainer C.K Akonnor has released a 30-man list for Ghana’s upcoming FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group G qualifiers against Ethiopia and South Africa.
The provisional list includes five home-based players Richard Atta (Hearts of Oak), Philemon Baffuor (Dreams FC), Ismail Ganiyu (Asante Kotoko), Issahaku Abdul Fatawu (Steadfast FC) and Afriyie Barnieh of Accra Hearts of Oak.
Goalkeeper Richard Ofori who has not featured for Ghana since November last year following a muscle injury has returned and is in line to make his first appearance in 11 months after recovering from the setback.
Akonnor has also handed call-ups to Belgium-based duo Manaf Nurudeen and Majeed Ashimeru. Also making the list is Kelvin Yeboah, who is the nephew of Ghana legend Tony Yeboah.
Ghana will play as host to the Walias of Ethiopia at the Cape Coast stadium on Friday, September 3, before playing South Africa on Monday, September 6, 2021, in Johannesburg.
- Richard Ofori – Orlando Pirates FC – South Africa
- Lawrence Ati Zigi – St. Galen FC – Switzerland
- Manaf Nurudeen – Kas Eupen – Belgium
- Richard Atta– Hearts of Oak – Ghana
- Benson Anang – Zilina FC – Slovakia
- Yiadom Andrew – Reading FC – England
- Baba Abdul Rahman – Chelsea FC – UK
- Gideon Mensah – FC Girondins Bordeaux – France
- Baffour Philimon – Dreams FC – Ghana
- Alexander Djiku – RC Strasbourg – France
- Daniel Amartey – Leicester City FC- England
- Ismael Ganiyu – Asante Kotoko – Ghana
- Jonathan Mensah – Columbus Crew – USA
- Mubarak Wakaso – Shenzhen – China
- Iddrisu Baba – RCD Mallorca – Spain
- Thomas Partey – Arsenals FC – England
- Emmanuel Lomotey – Amiens FC – France
- Joel Fameye – Orenburg FC – Russia
- Samuel Owusu – Al Fayhad – Saudi Arabia
- Gyasi Emmanuel – Spezia – Italy
- Kamal Deen Sulemana – Rennes FC – France
- Tariq Fosu – Henry – Brentford FC – England
- Isahaku Fatawu – Steadfast FC – Ghana
- Afriyie Banieh – Hearts of Oak – Ghana
- Kudus Mohamed – Ajax FC – Holland
- Majeed Ashimeru – RSC Anderlecht- Belgium
- Andre Ayew – Al Saad – Qatar
- Jordan Ayew – Crystal Palace – England
- Kwame Opoku – USM Algiers – Algeria
- Kelvin Yeboah – Sturm Graz – Austria