Accra – The coach of Black Stars of Ghana, Kwesi Appiah, has named three debutants in his 21-man squad to play Turkey in an international football friendly in Istanbul next Wednesday.
The Ghana Football Association (GFA) said on its website on Thursday that Spain-based goalkeeper, Razak Braimah; Italy-based midfielder, Yussi Raman Chibsah and Turkey-based striker, Emmanuel Banahene, are new names in Appiah’s squad.
The team has only one local-based player, Mahatma Otoo of Hearts of Oak, who himself is said to be on his way to play professional football in Norway.The following is the Ghana team:Goalkeepers: Fatau Dauda (Orlando Pirates, South Africa), Adam Kwarasey (Stromsgodset, Norway), Razak Braimah (Guadalajara, Spain)
Defenders: Harrison Afful (Esperance, Tunisia), Samuel Inkoom (Dnipro, Ukraine), Daniel Opare (Standard Liege, Belgium) and Jonathan Mensah (Evian, France).
Other are: Rashid Sumaila (Mamelodi Sundowns, South Africa) and Mohammed Awal (Maritzburg United, South Africa).
Midfielders: Rabiu Mohammed (Evian, France), Emmanuel Agyemang Badu (Udinese, Italy), Kwadwo Asamoah (Juventus, Italy), Solomon Asante (TP Mazembe, DR Congo) and Mubarak Wakaso (Espanyol, Spain).
The rest are, Christian Atsu (Porto, Portugal), Yusif Chibsah (Parma, Italy), Albert Adomah (Bristol City, England).
Strikers: Emmanuel Banahene (Sanliurfaspor, Turkey), Dominic Adiyiah (Arsenal Kiev, Ukraine), Asamoah Gyan (Al Ain, UAE) and Mahatma Otoo (Hearts of Oak). (PANA/NAN)