Soccer News of Saturday, 3 January 2015
Avram Grant took charge of his first Black Stars training session on Friday ahead of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.
The former Chelsea boss was officially introduced to the team by Ghana FA Vice President Fred Crentsil before the start of the session at the Lizzy Sports Complex.
Twenty-three players took part in the first official training session of the team ahead of the 2015 AFCON.
England-based striker Kwesi Appiah trained for the first time with the Ghana national team having arrived in the country on Thursday night.
Samuel Inkoom, Jordan Ayew, Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu, Baba Abdul Rahman, Harrison Afful and Afriyie Acquah also trained with the team for the first time since the non-residential preparations commenced on New Year’s Eve.
Mahatma Otoo continues to train with the side despite no official statement on his reported late call up.
The team will continue with their non-residential preparations until Sunday when they travel to Spain for their pre-tournament camp.
Players at training:
Fatau Dauda, Stephen Adams, Ernest Sowah, Samuel Inkoom, Jonathan Mensah, Kwabena Edusei, Baba Abdul Rahman, Daniel Amartey, Awal Mohammed, Edwin Gyimah, Afriyie Acquah, Enoch Adu Kofi, Frank Acheampong, Mohammed Rabiu, Solomon Asante, Moro Ibrahim, Emmanuel Agyeman-Badu, David Accam, Jordan Ayew, Mahatma Otoo Kwesi Appiah and Asamoah Gyan.