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Albert Adomah And Prince Buaben Added To Ghana Squad To Face Nigeria

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Two England-based players Albert Adomah and Prince Buaben have been added to Ghana’s squad to face Nigeria in a friendly next month.

The Ghana FA has finally agreed to take 20 players for the match on 9 August in London after initially approving only 18 players for the trip.

Winger Adomah, who plays for Bristol City, has been handed his first call-up to impress Serbian coach Goran Stevanovic.

Buaben, who recently joined Watford, returns to the fold after failing to hold down a permanent position in the team previously.

He gets another chance to impress in the midfield dominated by some of the world’s best midfielders.

GHANAsoccernet exclusively revealed the 18-man list on Sunday but added that Albert Adomah and Prince Buaben were on the stand-by because Stevanovic wanted to give them the chance.

Coach Goran Stevanovic wanted to call 20 player for the match against Nigeria on 9 August but budgetary constraints means only 18 players were approved the Ghana FA.

A meeting between the Ghana FA board and the Black Stars technical team met and agreed that the two players should be added to the squad.

Buaben will be seeking to return to seal a place in the competitive midfield while Adomah, a speedy winger with Bristol City, is fighting for his place for the first time.

The full squad includes Norway-born Adam Kwarasey and Rabiu Mohammed who will be making their first appearance for the Black Stars.

Ghana squad:

Goalkeepers: Richard Kingson (Unattached), Adam Larsen Kwarasey (Stromgodest)

Defenders: Samuel Inkoom (FC Dnipro), John Paintsil (Leicester City), Daniel Opare (Standard Liege), John Mensah (Olympique Lyon), Isaac Vorsah (TSG Hoffenheim), Jonathan Mensah (Evian Thonon-Gaillard)

Midfielders: Anthony Annan (Schalke 04), Prince Buaben (Watford) Andre Ayew (Olympique Marseille), Kwadwo Asamoah, Emmanuel Agyeman-Badu (Udinese), Sulley Muntari (Inter Milan) Rabiu Mohammed (Evian Thonon-Gaillard) Albert Adomah (Bristol City)

Strikers: Asamoah Gyan (Sunderland), Prince Tagoe (TSG Hoffenheim) Dominic Adiyiah (Karsiyaka)

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