Schlupp recalled; Wakaso, Braimah still overlooked for Black Stars’ WCQ

Crystal Palace’s defender Jeffrey Schlupp will make a return to the Black Stars after coach Kwesi Appiah name him in his squad for the 2018 World Cup qualifier against Congo.

Ghana play the Red Devils on Friday, September 1 before travelling to Brazzaville for the return leg on Tuesday, September 5.

Coach Appiah’s 24-man squad includes a fresh call-up for France-based goalkeeper Lawrence Ati.

WAFA’s Gideon Waja and Aduana Stars’ Jospeh Addo are the only locally based players in the squad with the likes of Christian Atsu returning into the squad.

Find the squad below:

Goalkeepers: Richard Ofori (Martizburg,South Africa), Lawrence Ati (Sochaux, France), Joseph Addo (Aduana FC,Ghana)

Defenders: Harrison Afful (Columbus,USA) Agbenyenu Lumor (Portimonese, Portugal) Jeffery Schlupp (Crystal Palace, England) John Boye (Sivasspor,Turkey),  Daniel Amartey (Leicester,England) Jonathan Mensah (Columbus Crew,USA)    Nicholas Opoku (Club Africaine, Tunisia), Joseph Attamah (Bakaksehir, Turkey)

Midfielders: Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid, Spain), Andre Ayew (West Ham Utd, England), Kwadwo Poku (Miami FC, USA), Christian Atsu (Newcastle United, England),  Edwin Gyasi (Aalesund FC, Norway), Gideon Waja (WAFA, Ghana), Alfred Duncan (Sassuolo FC, Italy), Isaac Sackey (Alanyaspor, Turkey), Ebenezer Ofori (Stuttgart, Germany), Thomas Agyepong (NAC Breda, Holland)

Strikers: Asamoah Gyan (Kayerispor, Turkey), Jordan Ayew (Swansea, UK), Raphael Dwamena (FC Zurich, Switzerland)

Ghana are currently third in Group E, five points behind leaders Egypt.

By Emmanuel Kwame Amoh||Ghana

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