Jiangsu Suning FC midfielder, Mubarak Wakaso is named in Black Stars’ squad ahead of African Cup of Nation(AFCON2021) qualify games against Sudan.
Head Coach, Charles Kwabla Akunnor, today has announced his team for the forthcoming doubleheader.
The former Asante Kotoko coach has handed a debut call-up to Greuther Fürth youngster, Jemie Lewelling.
Captain, Dede Ayew and assistant captain, Thomas Partey is in the squad as well as Benson Annang, Alexander Djiku, and Tariqe Fosu, who maintain their place after an impressive debut last month.
Also, Jordan Ayew, Gideon Mensah, Joseph Aidoo, and Caleb Ekuban recovered in time to make part of the team after testing positive for the novel virus in the last Black Stars outing.
Moreover, Metz defender, John Boye, and out of favour Chelsea left-back, Baba Rahman made a return to the group.
The four-time AFCON winners and Sudan fixtures is scheduled for November 12, in Ghana and the return leg in five days time.
Goalkeepers: Richard Ofori (Orlando Pirates FC), Razak Abalora (Asante Kotoko SC), Lawrence Ati-Zigi (St Gallen)
Defenders: Baba Abdul Rahman (Chelsea FC), Gideon Mensah (Vitoria de Guimaraes, Afful Harrison (Columbus Crew FC), Anang Benson (MSK Zilina), Djiku Alexander (Strasbourg FC), John Boye (FC Metz), Nicholas Opoku (Amiens FC), Joseph Aidoo (Celta Vigo)
Midfielders: Thomas Partey (Arsenal FC), Baba Idrissu (RCD Mallorca), Mubarak Wakaso (Jiangsu Suning FC), Emmanuel Lomotey (Amiens FC)
Forwards/Wingers: Andre Ayew (Swansea City FC), Tariqe Fosu (Brentford), Samuel Owusu (Al-Ahli Jeddah) Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace FC), Caleb Ekuban (Trabzonspor), Jamie Leweling (Greuther Furth), John Antwi (Pyramids FC), Jeffery Schlupp (Crystal Palace)