Ghanaian Trio Make CAF’s CHAN XI Squad

Ghana had three nominations in the Africa XI announced after the just-ended Africa Nations Championship.

Captain Jordan Opoku, Joshua Tijani and striker Seidu Bansey all made the list as Ghana and new winners, Libya and Nigeria have three apiece in the squad.

Ghana goalkeeper Stephen Adams and two others, Yahaya Mohammed and Samuel Abeiku Ainooson were included in list of substitutes.

The list was announced after the tournament exclusive to players based in their home countries ended on Saturday in South Africa where Libya defeated Ghana 4-3 on penalties.


Goalkeeper: Mohamed Abdaula (Libya)

Defenders: Ali Salama (Libya), Partson Jaure (Zimbabwe), Odunlami Kunle (Nigeria), Joshua Tijani (Ghana)

Midfielders: Kudakwashe Mahachi (Zimbabwe), Mohamed Elgadi (Libya), Jordan Opoku (Ghana), Christantus Ejike (Nigeria)

Forwards: Rabiu Ali (Nigeria), Seidu Bansey (Ghana)

Substitutes: Stephen Adams (Ghana), Peter Moyo (Zimbabwe) Buhlebuyesa Mkhwanazi (South Africa) Mohsine Moutaouali (Morocco) Yahaya Mohammed (Ghana) Abdelsalam Omar (Libya) Ibourahima Sidibé (Mali) Hardy Binguila (Congo) Jean-Marc Makusu Mundele (DR Congo) Erwin Nguema (Gabon) Samuel Ainooson (Ghana)