James Kwesi Appiah ,Ghana coach
James Kwesi Appiah ,Ghana coach Ghana named 26-man preliminary squad for World Cup 2014

Ghana named 26-man preliminary squad for World Cup 2014

Kouami Sessou . Posted in World Cup No Comments

Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah  has named a 26-man preliminary roster  that he will trim  to pick his team for Brazil 2014.

2010 star and captain Asamoah Gyan, Kevin-Prince Boateng, Kwadwo Asamoah and Michael Essien headline the Black Stars’ squad, which will be cut to 23 after Ghana faces the Netherlands on May 31. Ghana will then head to Miami and play South Korea on June 9 as its final tune-up for the World Cup’s Group of Death.

Ghana is hosted in Group G alongside with Germany, Portugal and USA.

Here are the 26 men who will battle for 23 tickets to Brazil:

GOALKEEPERS: Adam Kwarasey (Stromsgodset), Fatau Dauda (Orlando Pirates), Stephen Adams (Aduana Stars)

DEFENDERS: Samuel Inkoom (Platanias), Daniel Opare (Standard Liege), Harrison Afful (Esperance), Jeffrey Schullp (Leicester City), John Boye (Rennes), Jonathan Mensah (Evian), Jerry Akaminko (Eskisehirspor), Rashid Sumaila (Mamelodi Sundowns)

MIDFIELDERS: Michael Essien (AC Milan), Rabiu Mohammed (Kuban Krasnodar), Agyemang Badu (Udinese), Kwadwo Asamoah (Juventus), Sulley Muntari (AC Milan), Albert Adomah (Middlesborough), Wakasu Mubarak (Rubin Kazan), Christian Atsu (Vitesse), David Accam (Helsingborg), Andre Ayew (Marseille), Afriyie Acquah (Parma)

FORWARDS: Asamoah Gyan (Al-Ain), Kevin-Prince Boateng (Schalke), Abdul Majeed Waris (Valenciennes), Jordan Ayew (Sochaux)

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