Black Stars team doctor, Dr. Prince Pambo has updated Ghanaians on the physical conditions of injured players who will miss the game against Central African Republic.
Thomas Partey, Majeed Ashimeru, Jojo Wallacott, Mohammed Salisu, Benjamin Tetteh, Kamaldeen Sulemana and Daniel Amartey were all left out of the squad due to various degrees of injuries.
Ghana will host Central Africa Republic in their final Group E game at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium on Thursday, September 7, 2023.
Below are the explanations given for the notable players who were left out of the squad by Chris Hughton due to injuries.
On Thomas Partey:
He sustained a groin injury during training on Thursday, August 31, 2023. He is currently unavailable as Club Doctors predict he’s likely to be out for a couple of weeks.
On Daniel Amartey:
Sustained a hamstring injury on Sunday, August 27, 2023 during training ans is currently on the sidelines. Club Doctors predict he will be out for two weeks.
Majeed Ashimeru:Picked up a hamstring injury early August during training and is likely to be out for a couple of weeks.
Joseph has a thigh (quadriceps) injury mid-August during training. He is likely to be out for 8 weeks from date of the injury.
Kamal Deen Sulemana:
The winger had a hamstring injury sometime in July. He is currently running and doing field or ball work but has yet to join team training. Club Doctors predict he should be returning to play in a couple of weeks.
Salisu is still undergoing rehabilitation with his club on account of a long standing injury (Osteitis Pubis). Club Doctors will keep updating us on his progress.
Quadriceps injury on Friday, August 25, 2023 during training and is likely to be out for about 3 weeks according to his club Doctors.