AFCON Qualifiers: 20 players turn up for first Black Stars training [ARTICLE]

Coach C.K Akonnor’s team assembled at the Mc Dan park at La where they trained for about one hour, in preparation for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against South Africa and Sao Tome and Principe.

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The team trained without players of Asante Kotoko who have been excused from this week’s training in order to have enough time for their Confederation cup 2nd leg game against Entente Setif.

Black Stars

Black Stars

Accra Great Olympics quartet, Haruna Jamal Deen, Gladson Awako, Michael Otou and Maxwell Abbey will move to camp on Tuesday after their League game against Elmina Sharks.

King Faisal forward Kwame Pepprah who has scored 8 goals in the League will join the team Monday night after their game against Legon Cities. Goalkeeper Lord Bawa Martey of Elmina Sharks will also report on Tuesday, February 16, 2021.

Black Stars

Black Stars

Here is the list of players who trained on Monday:

Goalkeepers: Joseph Addo (Aduana Stars) Eric Ofori Antwi (Medeama SC)

Central Defenders: Konadu Yiadom (WAFA), Mohammed Alhassan (Hearts of Oak)

Full Backs: Amoako Kwadwo (AshantiGold SC), Dennis Korsah Akoumah (Ebusua Dwarfs)

Defensive Midfielders: Justice Blay (Medeama SC), Rashid Nortey (Medeama SC), Salifu Moro (Bechem United), George Asamoah (Ebusua Dwarfs), Ben Acquah (Ebusua Dwarfs)

Attacking Midfielders: Yaw Annor (AshantiGold SC), Salifu Ibrahim (Techiman Eleven Wonders) Augustine Boakye (WAFA), Michael Agbekornu (Dreams FC)

Strikers: Diawusie Taylor (Karela United FC) Joseph Esso (Dreams FC), Evans Etti (Accra Lions FC), Andy Kumi Francis (Unistar Academy), Welbeck Takyi (Tano Bofoakwa)

In attendance were GFA President Kurt E.S Okraku, Technical Director Benhard Lippert and Black Stars Management Committee member Fred Pappoe. Others included Deputy General Secretary and Head of the national teams department Alex Asante and Director of Communications Henry Asante Twum.

Training continues on Tuesday afternoon at the McDan La town park.

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