Black Stars Updates: 20 players to hold first training session in Paris on Wednesday


The Ghana Football Association has confirmed 20 players have arrived in the Black Stars camp in France ahead of the friendlies against Senegal and Mali.

Midfielder Seidu Salifu and Leicester defender Jeffrey Schlupp are yet to arrive in camp as the team holds its first training session on Wednesday evening.

Coach Avram Grant handed call-ups to Salifu and his former U-20 teammate Ebenezer Assifuah for the friendlies.

Atalanta based Richmond Yiadom Boakye and midfielder David Accam were also included in the squad after Baba Abdul Rahman and Mahatma Otoo suffered injuries over the weekend.

Captain Asamoah Gyan has been excused for the two friendlies as he is continuing with his recovery from a slight injury at his club side.

In his absence, midfielder Andre Ayew is set to lead the Black Stars for the two matches.

Ghana will take on take Senegal at the Stade Oceane in Le Havre on Saturday evening before their match against the Eagles of Mali at Stade Sébastien Charléty three days later.

Story by Ghana/Joy Sports


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