Rashid Sumaila, Jerry Akaminko back to Black Stars team


Defender Jerry Akaminko and Rashid Sumaila have returned to the Black Stars team under new Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah.

The duo together with Aduana stars Daniel Darkwah, Nicholas Opoku Berekum Chelsea, and Liberty Professionals captain Samuel Sarfo have all been named in a 30 man squad announced by Kwesi Appiah on Wednesday afternoon.

The list also includes three local goalkeepers namely Asante Kotoko Felix Annan, Aduana Stars Joseph Addo and Wa All Stars Richard Ofori.

The  30-man squad have been named for Ghana’s matches with Ethiopia, Mexico and .USA.

Ghana begins its 2019 Cup pf Nations qualification campaign against Ethiopia on June 11 at the Baba Yara sports stadium before engaging in two friendlies against Mexico and USA on June 28 and July 1 respectively.

Below is the 30-man squad:


Richard Ofori (Wa Allstars), Adam Kwarasey (Brondby, Denmark), Felix Annan (Kotoko), Joseph Addo (Aduana Stars)


Harrison Afful (Columbus Crew, USA), Daniel Amartey (Leicester City, England)

Lumor Agbenyenu (Munich 1860, Germany), Daniel Darkwah (Aduana Stars, Ghana), John Boye (Sivasspor, Turkey), Rashid Sumalia (Al Gharafa, Qatar), Nicholas Opoku  (B.Chelsea, Ghana), Jonathan Mensah (Columbus Crew, USA)

Jerry Akaminko ( Eskiserhispor, Turkey), Samuel Sarfo (Liberty, Ghana)


Mohammed Abu (Columbus Crew, USA), Afriyie Acquah (Torino, Italy), Isaac Sackey (Alanyaspor, Turkey), Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid, Spain), Ebenezer Ofori (Stuttgart, Germany), Kingsley Sarfo (Sirius, Sweden), Winful Cobbinah (Hearts of Oak), Yaw Yeboah (FC Twente, Holland),  Godsway Donyoh (Nordjaelland, Denmark), Andre Ayew (West Ham, England), Frank Acheampong (Anderlecht, Belgium), Thomas Agyepong (NAC Breda, Holland)


Asamoah Gyan (Al Alhi, UAE),  Jordan Ayew (Swansea City, England),  Majeed Waris (Lorient FC, France), Raphael Dwamena (FC Zurich, Switzerland)


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