Kwarasey named in Grant’s 23-man squad; Fatau dropped

Norway-based goalkeeper Adam Larsen Kwarasey is among a number of returnees to the Black Stars squad after head coach Coach Avram Grant named a 23-man team for Ghana’s AFCON qualifying match against Rwanda scheduled for next month. Wa All Stars goalie Richard Ofori has also been named in the squad.

The two join Cordoba’s Razak Braimah as goalies as AshantiGold’s Fatau Dauda gets dropped. His teammate Kadri Mohammed, has, however, been handed a call-up for the game scheduled to played on September 3. The Black Stars have already qualified for next year’s tournament having amassed 13 points so far from 5 games played. The Rwandans are in second place with 6 points.

Below is the full 23-man squad: Goalkeepers: Razak Braimah (Cordoba, Spain), Adam Kwarasey (Rosenborg, Norway) Richard Ofori (Wa All Stars) Defenders: Harrison Afful (Columbus Crew, USA), Daniel Amartey (Leicester City, England), Jeffery Schlupp (Leicester City, England), Baba Rahman (Schalke, Germany), John Boye (Sivasspor, Turkey), Jonathan Mensah (Anzhi, Russia), Edwin Gyimah (Orlando Pirates, South Africa), Kadri Mohammed (AshantiGold) Midfielders: Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu (Udinese, Italy), Afriyie Acquah (Torino, Italy), Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid, Spain) Samuel Tetteh (Leifering, Austria), Mubarak Wakaso (Panathinaikos, Greece), Frank Acheampong (Anderlecht, Belgium), Alfred Duncan (Sassuolo, Italy), Christian Atsu (Chelsea, England), Forwards: Asamoah Gyan (Shanghai SIPG, China), Jordan Ayew (Aston Villa, England), Ebenezer Assifuah (Sion, Switzerland), David Accam (Chicago Fire, USA)

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