Ghana announce squad for Uganda's 2018 World Cup qualifier

Ahram Online , Wednesday 5 Oct 2016

Congo will host Egypt in a home game on Sunday in Kintele in the other Group E match

Ghana's Asamoah Gyan, right, and Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu (AP)

Ghana coach Avram Grant has announced a 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup qualifier at home against Uganda on Friday.

Skipper Asamoah Gyan, who plays for UAE's Al-Ahli, will be leading the Ghanaian squad, while West Ham United star Andre Ayew will not be available due to injury.

The Ghanaian Black Stars are shooting for a fourth successive appearance at the World Cup finals.

In June, Ghana were drawn alongside Egypt, Congo and Uganda in Group E in the African World Cup qualifiers.

Congo will host Egypt in a home game on Sunday in Kintele in the other Group E match.

Ghana's Full 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), Inusah Musah (Hearts of Oak)

Midfielders:Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu (Udinese, Italy), Afriyie Acquah (Torino, Italy), Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid, Spain) Enock Adu Kofi (Malmo, Sweden) Samuel Tetteh (Leifering, Austria), Mubarak Wakaso (Panathinaikos, Greece), Frank Acheampong (Anderlecht, Belgium), Christian Atsu (Chelsea, England), Gilbert Koomson (Songdal, Norway), Emmanuel Ocran (Wa All Stars)

Forwards:Asamoah Gyan (Al Ahli, UAE), Jordan Ayew (Aston Villa, England), Abdul Majeed Waris (Lorient, France), David Accam (Chicago Fire, USA)

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