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Sports News Mon, 10 Jun 2019

Waris dropped from Ghana squad for 2019 AFCON - Reports

In-form Abdul Majeed Waris has surprisingly been left out of Ghana’s final 23 man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, a Black Stars insider exclusively revealed to Footballmadeinghana.com.

Despite his successful loan spell with FC Nantes last season, where he scored seven goals in all competition.

Waris has been overlooked by coach Kwesi Appiah in favor of Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace, England), Caleb Ekuban (Trabzonspor, Turkey) and Kwabena Owusu (Leganes, Spain).

The official announcement is expected to be made later today.

The 27-year-old, who has 31 caps under his belt, is yet to make an appearance at the continent’s flagship tournament.

Here is the final 23 for AFCON 2019

Goalkeepers

Richard Ofori (Maritzburg United, South Africa, Lawrence Ati- Zigi (Sochaux, Montbeliard, France), and Felix Annan (Asante Kotoko, Ghana).

Defenders

John Boye (Metz, France), Andy Yiadom (Reading, England, Abdul Baba Rahman (Reims, France), Lumor Agbenyenu (Goztepe A.S, Turkey), Kassim Nuhu, (Hoffeinham, Germany,) Jonathan Mensah (Columbus Crew SC, USA), Joseph Aidoo (Genk, Belguim), Joseph Attamah (Basaksehir, Turkey)

Midfielders

Mubarak Wakaso (Deportivo Alaves, Spain), Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid, Spain), Kwadwo Asamoah (Internazionle, Italy), Thomas Agyepong (Hibernian, Scotland), Afriyie Acquah (Empoli, Italy), Andre Ayew ( Fenerbache, Turkey), Christian Atsu (Newcastle United, England), Samuel Owusu (Cukaricki, Serbia),

Strikers

Asamoah Gyan (Kayserispor, Turkey), Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace, England), Caleb Ekuban (Trabzonspor, Turkey and Kwabena Owusu (Leganes, Spain).

Source: footballmadeinghana.com
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