World Cup 2022: Otto Addo names final 26-man Ghana squad

Head coach of the Black Stars, Otto Addo on Monday named his final 26-man squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

The 26-man squad was in consultation with the rest of the technical team,

Goalkeepers Joseph Wollacott and Richard Ofori were left out due to injury.

Asante Kotoko’s safest pair of hands Ibrahim Danlad made it to the list.

Legendary Black Stars player, Asamoah Gyan, who was hoping for a Black Stars return was, unfortunately, not called.

Goalkeepers

Lawrence Ati-Zigi, Ibrahim Danlad, Abdul Manaf Nurudeen

Defenders

Denis Odoi, Tariq Lamptey, Alidu Seidu, Daniel Amartey, Joseph Aidoo, Alex Djiku, Mohammed Salisu, Baba Rahman, Gideon Mensah

Midfielders

Andre Ayew, Thomas Partey, Elisha Owusu, Salis Samed, Mohammed Kudus, Daniel-Kofi Kyereh

Strikers

Inaki Williams, Antoine Semenyo, Jordan Ayew, Kamaldeen Sulemana, Daniel Afriyie Barnieh,  Kamal Sowah, Fatawu Issahaku, Osman Bukari

Ghana will start its World Cup campaign against Portugal on November 24. Four days later, the Black stars will face South Korea. In December 2, team Ghana will play their final group stage against Uruguay.

This is will be the fourth World Cup appearance for Ghana after qualifying for the first time in 2006. The four-time African champions failed to qualify during the last edition in Russia.

By: Bernard Ralph Adams | Metrotvonline.com | Ghana

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