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Ghana coach Grant reduces Black Stars squad for Rwanda game

8 years ago

Ghana coach Avram Grant has reduced the number of players in his squad for Saturday's 2017 AFCON qualifying match against Rwanda.

The Black Stars now have 21 players for the Group H game in Kigali.

This comes after coach Grant opted to release U23 goalkeeper Richard Ofori to join the Black Meteors at the All African Games in Congo.

TP Mazembe duo Yaw Frimpong and Daniel Nii Adjei who were handed late call ups to join the squad as replacements for injured Agyemang Badu and Godfred Donsah have also been released.

The contingent who arrived in Kigali on Thursday night.

The match which is the second Group H match will be played at the Amhoro Stadium at 12:30pm (GMT).

Goalkeepers: Razak Braimah (Cordoba, Spain), Fatau Dauda (AshGold)

Defenders: Harrison Afful (Columbus Crew, USA), John Boye (Sivasspor, Turkey), Jonathan Mensah (Evian, France), Jeffery Schlupp (Leicester City, England), Baba Rahman (Chelsea, England), Edwin Gyimah(Orlando Pirates, South Africa), Daniel Amartey (FC Copenhagen, Denmark)

Midfielders: Rabiu Mohammed (Kuban Krasnodar, Russia), Afriyie Acquah (Torino, Italy), Solomon Asante (T.P. Mazembe, DR Congo), Christian Atsu (Bournemouth, England), Andre Ayew (Swansea City, England) Mubarak Wakaso (Rubin Kazan, Russia), Bernard Mensah (Getafe, Spain)

Strikers: Asamoah Gyan (SIPG Shanghai, China), Jordan Ayew (Aston Villa, England), Ebenezer Assifuah (Sion, Switzerland), David Accam (Chicago Fire, USA), Richmond Boakye Yiadom (Atalanta, Italy)