2014 FIFA World Cup: Kwesi Appiah’s Final 23-man Squad Revealed

Coach Kwesi Appiah selects final 23 players for World Cup

 Kwesi Appiah's Final 23-man

Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah

Head coach of the Black Stars, James Kwesi Appiah has announced his final squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

Players who couldn’t make it to the final 23-man squad include; injured Jerry Akaminko, Jeffrey Schulpp and David Accam.

Akaminko has been ruled out for the next three months after he picked up an ankle injury during Black Stars’ friendly on Saturday against the Netherlands in Rotterdam.

2014 Brazil World Cup- Black Stars final 23-man squad

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

Defenders: Samuel Inkoom (Platanias), Daniel Opare (Standard Liege), Harrison Afful (Esperance), John Boye (Rennes), Jonathan Mensah (Evian), Rashid Sumalia (Mamelodi Sundowns)

Midfielders: Michael Essien (AC Milan), Sulley Muntari (AC Milan), Rabiu Mohammed (Kuban Krasnodar), Kwadwo Asamoah (Juventus), Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu (Udinese), Afriyie Acquah (Parma), Christian Atsu (Vitesse), Albert Adomah (Middlesbrough), Andre Ayew (Marseille), Mubarak Wakaso (Rubin Kazan)

Strikers: Asamoah Gyan (Al Ain), Kevin-Prince Boateng (Schalke 04), Abdul Majeed Waris (Valenciennes), Jordan Ayew (Sochaux).

Stephen Appiah-Jerry-Michael Essien

[L-R] Stephen Appiah, injured Jerry Akaminko and Michael Essien


  1. Isaac wayne bombay says:

    Am so sad about Jerry Akaminko’s Issue B@ all de same we should Give tnks to God!!!!!Big ups to de rest Of de player’s Go Ghana Go Black star’s

  2. xyper Tahiru says:

    so sad Jerry can not go but no worry it shall be well

  3. Akrofi Stephen says:

    Good decision by GH coach,but Jordan must train well.thank u

  4. Daniel Quaicoe says:

    Finally we hv seen de squad.Ghana Black Star!!!!!….. we never fear.

  5. michael says:

    I am happy about the team but we need a strong defense. John mensah we will miss you

  6. dachius clay says:

    am very sorry for coach kwesi appiah for picking albert adomah in his team cause he is not fit for the tournament

  7. Anonymous says:

    I think akwasi appiah should have droped jodan and adomoah they are not fit for the tournamet but am very disappoint in akwasi appiah for droping schullp that’s a big blow for ghana

  8. Anonymous says:

    Shayaw kabela i like the squad i no the can win the cup to ghana.

  9. churches says:

    all de best

  10. churches bismark emrys says:

    GH 4 real,we luv uuuuu guys to de max bt pls do ur best to bring de cup home

  11. churches bismark emrys says:

    Jerry we are so sorry you couldn’t make the final 23 man squad

  12. All things works together for good.lets forget whatever negative comment we have in our minds,and rather keep our fingers across and support the players and the technical team with our prayers.it is not He that is willeth nor He that runneth but God that showeth forth mercy,therefore for God in our Team we can smile at the Storms.GOOD LUCK and Live Strong.

  13. Xanderswift says:

    we are hopinng 4 de best 4 our dearest country
    All thumbs up 4 de guys
    they will surely make it

  14. Kojo Acquah/felix Dadzie says:

    Our hope at the back is gone let face the fact,Akaminkoaaa. Is the name but it up to Coach Appiah to make a proper replacement cause is not as easy as we talk with mouth when it comes to the Group of Death.christiano, with those wickid strikers. Of the Germans and our west enemies. THE STATE. ARE NOT A YAAM. THAT. THE OLD LADY CAN PILL EASYLY. MAY GOD. SEE. OUR TEAM. TRUE.TONADO APPIAH SA.

  15. Isaac barnie says:

    My deepest sadness goes to Jerry Akameko, I think the gods has not been fair to him, notwithstanding may the lord be with you gh blackstar we love u.good luck

  16. zerubabel says:

    we miz vital guys like mensah, antony,john p &isaac

  17. paa kwasi says:

    Essien shld been drooped as well, he’s been out shape considering his last days at chelsea;

  18. mark kpornyo zerubabel says:

    the squad doesn’t look like the previous years but ghana is now capable of bring home the trophy though it won’t be so easy

  19. shadrack ohene ansong says:

    i wish Ghana a good luck moon that they will be able to bring the cup

  20. shadrack ohene ansong says:

    i wish Ghana will be able to sccore Brazil as how we sccor Egypt becuase they didnt bring ronaldinho and kaka to the worldcup

  21. Anonymous says:

    am soo so happy 4 de players rough dat,all our playerz

  22. dj simple says:

    Kwaku bonsam should stop saying dat he is the one who let c ronaldo get an injurry because in football anything can happen.all is to GOD.the most high

  23. emmanuel says:

    i think Kwesi Appiah should have dropped Samuel Inkoom and Adoma in order to play Jeffrey Schullp

  24. AMOAKO PRINCE says:

    first of all i give tanks to God.i tink this squad is very great.all we want is good performance of the players during the day and de defenders should forget CR7

  25. Good luck guys , we beleive in u guys , forward ever , back Wes’s never,bless ,????

  26. Anonymous says:

    ghana all de way………..tanx to d coach n allah………we luv u all……..

  27. de trophy is alredy in gh……..

  28. Anonymous says:

    Wishing u the top most good luck

  29. Anonymous says:

    Gh should performa well

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