Sports News of Monday, 5 January 2015
Ghana’s squad has arrived in Seville, Spain, to begin a ten-day pre-Africa Cup of Nations training camp.
A contingent of 23 players left Accra on Sunday night and will be joined by trio Andre Ayew, Jeffery Schlupp and Razak Brimah.
The Black Stars will quickly get down to training and will leave for their base in Mongomo on January 14.
Ghana coach Avram Grant will axe three players from the provisional squad for the required number of 23 players for the tournament to be hosted by Equatorial Guinea by 07 January.
Ghana’s provisional 26-man squad:
Goalkeepers: Razak Braimah (Mirandes, Spain), Fatau Dauda (AshGold) and Ernest Sowah (Don Bosco, DR Congo)
Defenders: Harrison Afful (Esperance, Tunisia), John Boye (Erciyesspor, Turkey), Jonathan Mensah (Evian, France), Jeffery Schlupp (Leicester City, England), Awal Mohammed (Maritzburg, South Africa), Kwabena Adusei (Mpumalanga Black Aces, South Africa), Baba Rahman (Augsburg, Germany), Edwin Gyimah (Mpumalanga Black Aces, South Africa), Samuel Inkoom (Houston Dynamo, USA), Daniel Amartey, (FC Copenhagen, Denmark)
Midfielders: Mohammed Rabiu (Krasnodar, Russia), Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu (Udinese, Italy), Afriyie Acquah (Parma, Italy), Solomon Asante (T.P. Mazembe, DR Congo), Christian Atsu (Everton, England), Mubarak Wakaso (Celtic, Scotland), Andre Ayew (Olympique Marseille, France), Frank Acheampong (Anderlecht, Belgium), Ibrahim Moro (AIK Stockholm, Sweden)
Strikers: Jordan Ayew (Lorient, France), Asamoah Gyan (Al Ain, UAE), Kwesi Appiah (Cambridge United, England) and David Accam (Chicago Fire, USA).