Coach Kwesi Appiah selects final 23 players for World Cup
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).