AFCON 2021 Qualifiers: Kwesi Appiah Names Squad Against South Africa And Sao Tome

Black Stars head coach James Kwesi Appiah has named a 23-man squad for two 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches to be played in November.

Ghana will host South Africa at one on November 14 at the Cape Coast Stadium, before travelling to Sao Tome and Principe to face them on November 18.

Kwesi Appiah has handed call ups to a number of players including former Hearts of Oak forward Torric Jibril, Spain based Iddrisu Baba and Mohammed Salisu, as well as German-based Christopher Antwi Adjei.

Harrison Afful makes a return to the team after missing this years' AFCON in Egypt.

The team is expected to start training in Cape Coast from November 11.

Below is the full squad:

GOALKEEPERS: Richard Ofori (Maritzburg FC, South Africa), Felix Annan (Asante Kotoko, Ghana), Razak Abalora (Azam FC, Tanzania)

DEFENDERS: Andy Yiadom (Reading, England), Harrison Afful (Columbus Crew, USA), Lumor Agbenyenu (Real Mallorca, Spain), Joseph Aidoo (Celta Vigo, Spain), Joseph Aidoo (Celta Vigo, Spain), Kassim Nuhu (Fortuna Dusseldorf, Germany), Nicholas Opoku (Udinese, Italy), Mohammed Salisu (Real Valladolid, Spain)

MIDFIELDERS: Samuel Owusu (Al Fahya, Saudi Arabia), Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid, Spain), Alfred Duncan (Sassuolo, Italy), Mubarak Wakaso (Deportivo Alaves, Spain), Iddrisu Baba (Real Mallorca, Spain), Christopher Antwi-Adjei (SC Paderborn, Germany)

FORWARD: Andre Ayew (Swansea, England), Mohammed Kudus (FC Nordsjaelland, Denmark), Emmanuel Boateng (Dalian Yifang, China), Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace, England), Torric Jibril (TP Mazembe, DR Congo), Shafiu Mumuni (Ashantigold)

Source: Sylvester Ntim

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