Ghana Coach Avram Grant has dropped Ghana Premier League best player Latif Atta Blessing and Fatau Dauda in 26-man provisional team for UAE training ahead of Gabon AFCON 2017.
Ghana named a 26-man provisional team for the Black Stars training tour of the United Arab Emirates ahead of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.
Andre Ayew, Daniel Amartey, Jordan Ayew, Andy Yiadom, Thomas Partey, Christian Atsu, Adam Kwarasey and captain Asamoah Gyan who were not in the country will meet the team in Dubai to continue preparations for the tournament.
Defender Nuru Sulley and Rashid Sumaila failed to make the cut as Jonathan Mensah and Edwin Gyimah booked a spot in the provisional list announce on Monday January 2, 2017.
Austria Lustenau striker Raphael Dwamena and Schalke 04 Bernard Terkpetey and Ebenezer Ofori of Swedish side AIK also made the squad.
Other players who were excluded from the team despite training with them for the days now are Godsway Donyo, David Accam and former Ghana U20 goalkeepers Lawrence Ati-Zigi.
26 provisional list.
Below is the list that has been travel to Al Ain:
Razak Braimah (Cordoba, Spain), Adam Kwarasey (Rosenborg, Norway) Richard Ofori (Wa All Stars)
Harrison Afful (Columbus Crew, USA), Andy Yiadom (Barnsley, England), Baba Rahman (Schalke, Germany), Frank Acheampong (Anderlecht, Belgium), (John Boye (Sivasspor, Turkey), Jonathan Mensah (Anzhi, Russia), Daniel Amartey (Leicester City, England), Edwin Gyimah (Orlando Pirates, South Africa)
Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu (Udinese, Italy), Afriyie Acquah (Torino, Italy), Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid, Spain) Mubarak Wakaso (Panathinaikos, Greece), Christian Atsu (Newcastle, England), Ebenezer Ofori (AIK Stockholm, Sweden), Samuel Tetteh (Leifering, Austria), Joseph Larweh Attamah (Ba?ak?ehir, Turkey)
Asamoah Gyan (Al Ahli, UAE) Jordan Ayew (Aston Villa, England), Abdul-Majeed Waris (Lorient, France), Andre Ayew (West Ham, England), Ebenezer Assifuah (Sion, Switzerland), Bernard Tekpetey (Schalke, Germany), Rahpael Dwamena (Austria Lustenau, Austria)