Black Stars’ captain Asamoah Gyan will lead the Black Stars next month as they face Uganda in a World Cup Qualifier and Saudi Arabia in a friendly.
Gyan has recovered from the injury he picked up during last month’s World Cup qualifier against Congo at the Baba Yara Stadium.
The Kayserispor forward was named in the provisional 26-man squad announced on Tuesday for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Uganda next Saturday, 7 October.
Three days later, the team will fly out to Riyadh to play Saudi Arabia in an international friendly
Gyan was in action last Tuesday, 19 September, in a Turkish Cup match and scored the only goal in the 1-0 win over Van BB.
The squad will be trimmed to 23 players as the team leaves for Uganda.
GHANA BLACK STARS TEAM:
- GOALKEEPERS: Richard Ofori (Martizburg,South Africa), Lawrence Ati (Sochaux, France), Joseph Addo (Aduana Stars)
- DEFENDERS: Harrison Afful (Columbus,USA), Daniel Opare (Augsburg, Germany) Agbenyenu Lumor (Portimonese, Portugal), Abass Mohammed (Harrisburg City, USA), Kasim Nuhu (Young Boys, Switzerland), Daniel Amartey (Leicester,England), Jonathan Mensah (Columbus Crew,USA), Nicholas Opoku (Club Africain, Tunisia), Vincent Atinga (Hearts of Oak)
- MIDFIELDERS: Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid, Spain), Joseph Attamah (Bakaksehir, Turkey), Christian Atsu (Newcastle United, England), Kingsley Sarfo (Malmo, Sweden) Alfred Duncan (Sassuolo FC, Italy), Ebenezer Ofori (Stuttgart, Germany), Thomas Agyepong (NAC Breda, Holland), Frank Acheampong (Tianjin TEDA, China), Isaac Twum (Inter Allies), Patrick Twumasi (Astana FC, Kazakhtan)
- FORWARDS: Asamoah Gyan (Kayerispor, Turkey), Raphael Dwamena (FC Zurich, Switzerland), John Antwi (Misr Lel-Makkasa, Egypt), Richmond Boakye Yiadom (Crvena Zvezda, Serbia)