..Ghana book Sierra Leone, Gabon dates
Ahead of Ghana’s double friendly fixture this month, coach Goran Stevanovic has named a 23-man squad for the games against Sierra Leone and Gabon.
Ghana will now play both West African Nations in Paris instead of Germany, beginning on Saturday, November 12 against Sierra Leone before taking on 2012 African Nations Cup co-host, Gabon three days.
Goran’s squad sees debut call ups for three players as Charles Takyi gets his maiden invitation after completing his nationality switch.
Leicester City’s Jeffrey Schulpp and Sumaila Rashid of Ebusua Dwarfs have also been called upon for their debuts.
Derek Asamoah of Pohang Steelers returns to the Ghana team again for the first time since 2008.
Goalkeepers: Adam Larsen Kwarasey (Stromgodest), Ernest Sowah (Berekum Chelsea) Daniel Agyei (Liberty Professionals)
Defenders: Massawudu Alhassan (FC Genoa) John Paintsil (Leicester City), Isaac Vorsah (TSG Hoffenheim), Lee Addy (Red Star Belgrade), Daniel Opare (Standard Liege), Sumaila Rashid (Ebusua Dwarfs)
Midfielders: Samuel Inkoom (FC Dnipro), Kwadwo Asamoah, Emmanuel Agyeman-Badu (Udinese), Sulley Muntari (Inter Milan) Anthony Annan (Vitesse Arnhem), Charles Takyi (St Pauli), Abu Mohammed (Stromgodest), Derek Boateng (FC Dnipro) Quincy Owusu-Abeyie (Panathinaikos FC) Andre Ayew (Olympique Marseille)
Strikers: Asamoah Gyan (Al Ain), Prince Tagoe (Bursaspor) Derek Asamoah (Pohang Steelers) Jeffrey Schulpp (Leicester City).