French Ligue 1 side Stade Rennes will release Ghanaian forward Kamaldeen Sulemana for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.
The 19-year-old, who is rated as one of the top performers in the Ligue One after just six months joining Rennes will be part of Ghana’s team for the Nations Cup.
Sulemana is expected to join the Black Stars team for pre-AFCON camping in Qatar this weekend as preparations begin for the tournament next year.
🔜 Après la trêve, direction la #CAN2021 au Cameroun pour 4⃣ Rouge & Noir. Bonne compétition Messieurs ! 💪 pic.twitter.com/O4sA6syYuv
— Stade Rennais F.C. (@staderennais) December 24, 2021
Ghana gaffer Milovan Rajevac will be counting on the winger’s explosive form to assemble a winsome starting XI for the Black Stars when the tournament finally starts in January in Cameroon.
Sulemana has been a key member of the Black Stars since earning his debut call-up in 2020.
He is one of the players tipped to be a revelation at the tournament since it is his first ever appearance.
The former FC Nordsjaelland player has made 18 appearances in Ligue 1 and scored four goals, providing two assists.
Below is Ghana’s 30-man provisional squad for the AFCON:
Below is Ghana’s 30-man provisional squad:
Goalkeepers: Joseph Wolacott (Swindon Town), Abdul Manaf Nurudeen (Eupen), Richard Attah (Hearts of Oak), Lawrence Ati Zigi (St. Gallen)
Midfielders: Baba Iddrissu (Real Mallorca), Edmund Addo (Sherif Tiraspol), Thomas Teye Partey (Arsenal FC), Mubarak Wakaso (Shenzhen FC), Mohammed Kudus (Ajax Amsterdam), Daniel Kofi Kyere (St. Pauli), David Abagna (Real Tamale United), Salis Abdul Samed (Clermont Foot)
Wingers: Abdul Fatawu Issahaku (Dreams FC), Samuel Owusu (Al-Fayha), Kamal Deen Suleymana (Rennes FC), Dede Ayew (Al Sadd SC), Joseph Paintsil (Genk)
Strikers: Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace), Richmond Boakye Yiadom (Beitar Jerusalem), Maxwell Abbey Quaye (Great Olympics), Felix Afena Gyan (AS Roma), Benjamin Tetteh (Malatyaspor)