AFCON 2021 AFCONQ – Ghana : CK Akonnor names 24-man local-based squad


Ghana Black Stars head coach CK Akonnor has revealed a 24-man squad of local-based players for the matchday 5 and 6 of the 2021 AFCON qualifiers.

The Black Stars will take on South Africa on March 25 for the return leg after beating the Bafana Bafana last November by 2-0.

That game will be important as it result will determine the team who goes top of the Group C.

Then the Black Stars will further take on Sao Tome and Prince on March 28. Only Mubarak Wakaso and Emmanuel Boateng who both played in China, are the abroad players to be named by Charles Akonnor.

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Full squad :

Goalkeepers: Joseph Addo (Aduana FC), Razak Abalorah (Asante Kotoko), Eric Ofori Antwi (Medeama SC)

Defenders: Ganiyu Ismail (Asante Kotoko), Yusif Mubarik (Asante Kotoko), Konadu Yiadom (WAFA), Ibrahim Moro (Asante Kotoko), Haruna Jamal Deen (Great Olympics), Christopher Nettey (Asante Kotoko) Joseph Agyei (Legon Cities), Dennis Korsah (Ebusua Dwarfs)

Midfielders: Gladson Awako (Great Olympics), Justice Blay (Medeama SC), Michel Otou (Great Olympics), Yaw Annor (Ashanti Gold SC), Rashid Nortey (Medeama SC), Maxwell Abbey (Great Olympics), Salifu Moro (Bechem United), Mubarak Wakaso (Jiangsu Suning), Joseph Esso (Dreams SC)

Forwards: Emmanuel Boateng (Dalian Pro), Kwame Peprah (King Faisal), Kwame Opoku (Asante Kotoko), Diawusie Taylor (Karela United)

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