CK Akunnor names 23 for his first Black Stars assignment

Black Stars coach Charles Kwablan Akunnor has named a 23-man squad for his first assignment since assuming the role.

The former captain will be in charge as the Stars play Sudan in a 2021 Africa Cup of Nations home-and-away qualifier. The home game at Cape Coast will be played on Friday, March 27.

In his squad are four locally based players – Asante Kotoko’s Habib Mohammed, Hearts of Oak’s Richard Attah, Ashantigold’s Kwadwo Amoako and Aduana Stars’ goal poacher Yahaya Mohammed.

He has also called back among others Mubarak Wakaso and Richmond Boakye Yiadom and has kept faith in 16 others including the Ayew brothers as well as Thomas Teye Partey.

Find the squad below:

Goalkeepers: Richard Ofori, Razak Abalora and Richard Attah

Defenders: Nicholas Opoku, Jospeh Aidoo, Kasim Nuhu, Habib Mohammed, Kwadwo Amoako, Andy Yiadom and Gideon Mensah

Midfielders: Mubarak Wakaso, Alfred Duncan, Iddrisu Baba, Thomas Teye Partey, Mohammed Kudus, Andre Dede Ayew, Samuel Owusu, Tarique Fosu and Christopher Antwi Adjei

Strikers: Jordan Ayew, Richmond Boakye Yiadom, Eugene Ansah and Yahaya Mohammed


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