Ghana names final CHAN squad

Herbert Addo has named his final 23 for next month’s African Nations Championship in Sudan.

The coach of the home-based Black Stars side on Monday announced the squad which includes New Edubiase United striker Stephen Manu.

Manu, who has enjoyed a good run since moving to Edubiase is the only member from the team that picked silver at the maiden edition in Ivory Coast two years ago to make the squad.

The squad also includes Alfred Nelson, who is the only non-premier league player to be selected for the competition designed by CAF for only home-based players of its member countries.

Ghana would be making a second consecutive appearance at the tournament with the Black Stars paired in the Group B with South Africa, Zimbabwe and Niger in the 16-nation competition.

The CHAN tournament will be played from February 4-25.

Ghana squad:

Goalkeepers: Sammy Adjei (Hearts of Oak) Stephen Adams (Aduana Stars) Isaac Amoako (Asante Kotoko)

Defenders: Godfred Saka (Aduana Stars), Mohammed Sabato (Asante Kotoko), Emmanuel Ansong (Aduana Stars), Isaac Ashong (AshantiGold), Alfred Arthur (Berekum Chelsea), Awudu Nafiu (King Faisal), Mohammed Awal (Asante Kotoko), Alfred Nelson (Unistars Academy)

Midfielders: Edwin Gyimah (Wa All Stars), Hans Cofie (Medeama SC), Yaw Alexander (Berekum Chelsea), Mohammed Basit (Berekum Chelsea), Larbi Koomson (Medeama SC) Bernard Dong Bortey (Aduana Stars)

Attackers: Obed Owusu (Berekum Chelsea), Emmanuel Clottey (Berekum Chelsea), Bismark Idan (Berekum Chelsea), Stephen Manu (New Edubiase), Nuhu Fuseini (New Edubiase), Gilbert Fiamenyo (Heart of Lions).

Source: Ghanafa

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