Ghana camp in Spain ahead of 2015 AFCON

Ghana's Asamoah Gyan (C) dances with teammates Christian Atsu and Jonathan Mensah (19) after scoring a goal during their 2014 World Cup Group G soccer match against Germany at the Castelao arena in Fortaleza June 21, 2014 (Photo: Reuters)
Karim Farouk
Monday 5 Jan 2015
Ghana has landed on Sunday at Seville in Spain for a 10-day training camp ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations that is set to kick on 17 January in Equatorial Guinea.

According to Ghanaian site Ghanasoccernet, Coach Avram Grant has called up a 26-man squad for the trip and is set to drop three players before leaving the base to kick off the tournament.

Grant have already ommitted some key figures like Sulley Muntari, Michael Essien and Kevin-Prince Boateng from the roster.

Winger Jeffrey Schlupp has been included in the provisional squad in spite of knee injury. He is set to undergo scans to determine whether he would be fit for the continent's showdown or not.

The squad will remain in their base in Mongomo until 14 January before heading to Equatorial Guinea.

Ghana’s provisional 26-man squad:

Goalkeepers: Razak Braimah (Mirandes, Spain), Fatau Dauda (AshGold) and Ernest Sowah (Don Bosco, DR Congo)

Defenders: Harrison Afful (Esperance, Tunisia), John Boye (Erciyesspor, Turkey), Jonathan Mensah (Evian, France), Jeffery Schlupp (Leicester City, England), Awal Mohammed (Maritzburg, South Africa), Kwabena Adusei (Mpumalanga Black Aces, South Africa), Baba Rahman (Augsburg, Germany), Edwin Gyimah (Mpumalanga Black Aces, South Africa), Samuel Inkoom (Houston Dynamo, USA), Daniel Amartey, (FC Copenhagen, Denmark)

Midfielders: Mohammed Rabiu (Krasnodar, Russia), Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu (Udinese, Italy), Afriyie Acquah (Parma, Italy), Solomon Asante (T.P. Mazembe, DR Congo), Christian Atsu (Everton, England), Mubarak Wakaso (Celtic, Scotland), Andre Ayew (Olympique Marseille, France), Frank Acheampong (Anderlecht, Belgium), Ibrahim Moro (AIK Stockholm, Sweden)

Strikers: Jordan Ayew (Lorient, France), Asamoah Gyan (Al Ain, UAE), Kwesi Appiah (Cambridge United, England) and David Accam (Chicago Fire, USA).

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