The Black Stars technical team headed by Charles Kwabla Akonnor is set to depart to Turkey on Sunday 4 October 2019 ahead of Ghana’s international friendly against Mali on October 9, 2020, Happy Sports has gathered.
Ghana will take on Mali in this international friendly game as part of preparations ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers in November.
This will be CK Akonnor’s first official game as head coach of the Black Stars and that of the newly constituted technical team.
Below is the new composition of the technical team that will make the trip to Antayla, Turkey on Sunday.
Najawu Issah – Goalkeepers Coach
Dr. Christ Adomoako – Team Doctor
Henry Martey – Welfare Officer
S. K. Ankomah – Masseur
George Nii Anum Amasa – Masseur
Daniel Yankey – Equipment Officer
Suleman Zampa – Equipment Officer
Below is CK Akonnor’s 23-man squad for the friendly against Mali
Goalkeepers: Richard Ofori (Maritzburg), Richard Ati Zigi (St. Gallen), Razak Abalora (Unattached)
Defenders: Benson Anang (Zilina FC), Lumor Agbenyenu (Sporting Club), Yakubu Mohammed (Azam FC), Gideon Mensah (Vitoria de Guimaraes). Alexander Djiku (Strasbourg), Joseph Aidoo (Celta de Vigo), Nicholas Opoku (Amiens), Kassim Nuhu (Hoffenheim).
Midfielders: Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid), Emmanuel Lomotey (Amiens), Bernard Mensah (Besiktas), Baba Iddrisu (RCD Mallorca).
Attackers/Wingers: Andre Ayew (Swansea), Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace), John Antwi (Pyramids FC), Eugene Ansah (Hapoel Shmona), Jefferey Schlupp (Crystal Palace), Samuel Owusu (Al Fayha FC), Kamal Deen (Nordsjaelland SC), Mohammed Kudus (Ajax SC).
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