Ghana name final 23-man squad for AFCON 2017 tournament

Ghana name final 23-man squad for AFCON 2017 tournament

Ghana have named their final 23-man squad for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) to be staged in Gabon.

Ghana name final 23-man squad for AFCON 2017 tournament

Ghana name final 23-man squad for AFCON 2017 tournament

Black Stars coach Avram Grant announced an initial 26-man provisional squad, which been trimmed to the 23 players.

Below is the final 23 players who will represent Ghana in Gabon. Ghana are in group D with Egypt, Mali and Uganda and will play their group matches in the Gabonese port city of port Gentil. 

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Goalkeepers: Razak Braimah (Cordoba) Richard Ofori (Wa All Stars), Fatau Dauda (Enyimba Fc)

Defenders: Frank Acheampong (Anderlecht), Harrison Afful (Columbus Crew), John Boye (Sivasspor), Jonathan Mensah (Columbus Crew), Baba Rahman (Schalke), Andy Yiadom (Barnsley).

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Midfielders: Afriyie Acquah (Torino), Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu (Udinese), Daniel Amartey (Leicester City), Christian Atsu (Newcastle United) Edwin Gyimah (Orlando Pirates), Ebenezer Ofori (AIK Stockholm), Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid), Samuel Tetteh (Leifering), Mubarak Wakaso (Panathinaikos).

Forwards: Ebenezer Assifuah (Sion), Andre Ayew (West Ham), Jordan Ayew (Aston Villa) Asamoah Gyan (Al Ahli), Bernard Tekpetey (Schalke)

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