Eighteen players assemble in Kobe for 2022 Kirin Cup

1 year ago

Some players have been ruled out of the 2022 Kirin Cup in Japan for varied reasons ranging from injuries, illness and other personal issues.

It’s been a long hard season and some players came into the squad with minor injury issues which is normal in football. There were other players that played against Madagascar and Central African Republic but were originally not part of the plan for the tournament in Japan as the technical staff decided to give other players the opportunity in Kirin tournament.

To that end, 18 players are currently in camp in Kobe for the competition which kicks off on Friday, June 10, 2022 – with Ghana set to face the host in the opening match.

The players in camp include:

Goalkeepers: Lawrence Ati-Zigi, Manaf Nurudeen

Defenders: Alidu Salifu, Daniel Amartey, Andy Yiadom, Dennis Korsah, Baba Abdul Rahman

Midfielders: Mubarak Wakaso, Edmund Addo, Mohammed Kudus

Wingers/Forwards: Abdul Fatawu Issahaku, Benjamin Tetteh, Jordan Ayew, Kwesi Okyere Wreidt, Christopher Antwi Agyei, Andre Ayew, Felix Afena-Gyan, Afriyie Barnie