Belgium-based speedy winger William Owusu Acheampong, has been handed his first call-up to Ghana’s national team to play in this month’s AFCON qualifier against Kenya.
The Royal Antwerp, who can also play as an attacker, was called up for the first time on Wednesday following an impressive season with the Belgium outfit.
Owusu, has been integral for Royal Antwerp in the ongoing season, scoring some important goals for the club.
The 28-year-old secured his maiden invite on Wednesday morning after his Belgium club received a letter from the Ghana FA for the winger to be part of a 21 man squad to face Kenya next month.
Lawrence Ati (Sochaux, France), Richard Ofori (Martizburg,South Africa)
Harrison Afful (Columbus, USA) Daniel Opare (Antwerp,Belgium) Kassim Nuhu (1899 Hoffenheim, Germany) John Boye (FC Metz, France) Daniel Amartey ( Leicester City, England) Andy Yiadom (Reading Football Club, England)
Afriyie Acquah (Empoli, Italy) Isaac Sackey ( Alanyaspor, Turkey) Ebenezer Ofori (New York City FC, USA) Christian Atsu (Newcastle, England) Edwin Gyasi (CSKA Sofia, Bulgaria) Kwadwo Asamoah (Inter Milan, Italy)
Raphael Dwamena (Levante UD, Spain) Thomas Partey (Atlético Madrid) Majeed Waris (FC Nantes, France) William Owusu (Antwerp, Belgium)
There will be no Andre Ayew nor Jordan Ayew and Asamoah Gyan when Ghana face off with Kenya on the second day of the 2019 CAF Cup of Nations qualifiers.
Black Stars coach, Kwesi Appiah, has named his 21-man squad for next month’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Kenya in Nairobi.
Inter Milan star Kwadwo Asamoah makes a return to the team after a long absence, whilst William Owusu gets a maiden call-up to don the national colours.
Defender John Boys and midfielder Ebenezer Ofori return to the team after missing out of the previous call-ups.
The Black Stars team will commence camping in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from the 3rd to the 7th of September, 2018.
Ghana faces Kenya in Nairobi on the 8th of September, 2018.