Kwesi Appiah names 23-man squad for Egypt clash

Kwesi Appiah names 23-man squad for Egypt clash

-Coach Kwesi Appiah has released his squad for the November 17 clash with Egypt

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Black Stars coach has named his 23-man squad to face Egypt in the last round of 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers next month.

Black Stars
Coach Kwesi Appiah

While skipper, Asamoah Gyan made a return to the team after missing the last two matches through injury, the Ayew brothers, Andre and Jordan have been left out for the second time in a row.

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The Stars will play the Pharaohs at the Cape Coast Stadium on November 12 in a match which is a mere formality as Egypt have already qualified for the tournament in Russia.

Coach Appiah is expected to use the game to further assess the development of the team.

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Below is the full squad:

GOALKEEPERS : Richard Ofori (Maritzburg, South Africa), Joseph Addo (Aduana Stars, Ghana), Lawrence Ati (Sochaux, France).

DEFENDERS: Harrison Afful (Columbus Crew, USA), Daniel Opare (Augsburg, Germany), Lumor Agbenyenu (Portimonse, Portugal), Abas Mohammed (Harrisburg City, USA), Nicholas Opoku (Club Africain, Tunisia), Kasim Nuhu (Young Boys, Switzerland), Daniel Amartey (Leicester City, England).

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MIDFIELDERS: Joseph Attamah (Istanbul Basaksehir, Turkey), Mubarak Wakaso (Alaves, Spain), Ebenezer Ofori (Stuttgart, Germany), Godfred Donsah (Bologna, Italy), Nasiru Mohammed (BK Hacken, Sweden), Patrick Twumasi (Astana FC, Kazakhstan), Nana Ampomah (Waasland-Beveren, Belgium), Christian Atsu (Newcastle United, England), Edwin Gyasi (Aalesund, Norway).

FORWARDS: Raphael Dwamena (FC Zurich, Switzerland), Asamoah Gyan (Kayerispor, Turkey), Majeed Waris (Lorent, France), Boakye Yiadom (Crvena Zvezda, Serbia).

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