Medeama's Fatawu Hamidu Gets Black Stars Call-Up To Replace Injured Baba Rahman

Medeama's Fatawu Hamidu Gets Black Stars Call-Up To Replace Injured Baba Rahman

  • The Black Star's coach, Chris Hughton has handed a late call-up to Medeama Sporting Club's Fatawu Hamidu
  • The left-back will replace Baba Rahman who is injured and needs medical attention and has left the team
  • The footballer who plies his trade in Ghana will play in the friendly against Liberia at the Accra Sports Stadium on Tuesday

Fatawu Hamidu, a left-back for Medeama Sporting Club, has been called up to the Black Stars team to fill in for the injured Baba Rahman.

The Black Stars coach, Chris Hughton handed Fatawu Hamidu a late call-up ahead of Tuesday's international friendly against Liberia at the Accra Sports Stadium.

The Black Stars technical team saw the promising defender's impressive performances for the betpawa Premier League Champions and gave him his first call-up to fill in for Gideon Mensah when the former Chelsea player was unavailable.

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Fatawu Hamidu replaces Baba Rahman
A collage of Fatawu Hamidu and Baba Rahman Photo credit: @GhanaBlackstars Source: Twitter
Source: Twitter

The team travelled to Accra, the nation's capital, following the Central African Republic game to begin preparing for the friendly encounter against Liberia. The team will have the chance to capitalize on this match to keep their unity and momentum going forward.

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The Black Stars have a busy schedule in the near future, with two highly anticipated friendlies against the United States and Mexico scheduled for October.

After the two important friendlies, Chris Hughton and his team will turn their attention to the 2026 World Cup qualifiers, which will begin in November.

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