Gyan named in Ghana’s 29-man provisional AFCON 2019 squad

Gyan recently rescinded his decision to retire from the team after Ghana’s president intervened
Gyan named in Ghana's 29-man provisional AFCON 2019 squad | News Central TV

Ghana’s coach, Kwesi Appiah has named Asamoah Gyan in his provisional 29-man squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations alongside five debutants.

Gyan officially rescinded his decision to retire from the team after Ghana’s president, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo intervened. It is understood that Gyan has accepted to be General Captain of the team as Andre Ayew remains captain.

Coach Kwesi Appiah has named experienced players like John Boye, Jonathan Mensah, Christian Atsu, Harrison Afful, Afriyie Acquah, and Thomas Partey.

Five players Nuhu Musa (St Gallen), Samuel Owusu (Cukaricki, Serbia), Kwabena Owusu (Leganes, Spain). Mohammed Alhassan (Hearts of Oak, Ghana) and Abdul Fatawu (Asante Kotoko) have received their first call-ups and will be auditioning to play in the tournament.

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The 29 players consist of three goalkeepers, ten defenders, eleven midfielders and five strikers.

Ghana’s squad will depart for a pre-tournament training camp in Dubai, UAE where they have lined up two warm-up matches against South Africa and Namibia.


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