The England-based goalkeeper is pleased with his inclusion in coach Ibrahim Tanko’s Black Meteors team ahead of the Caf U23 African Cup of Nations tournament which will be staged in Morocco later this month.
Amissah who was once a Borussia Dortmund youngster will see his team Sheffield United bounce back to the Premier League after sealing a return.
He spent the past season on loan at Burton Albion playing a key role in the club’s overall performance in the English League One and has caught the attention of the technical team of the Black Meteors.
Ghana’s goal in the competition is to qualify for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris, France with Morocco the hosts, Congo, and Guinea being their group-stage opponents.
Amissah who is currently in Egypt with the team, has taken to social media to share his excitement in camp with pictures of him training with the Black Meteors ahead of the tournament.
Ghana last competed in the Olympic Games in 2004 and they are aiming to return after a 20-year hiatus.
The Black Meteors came close to qualifying in the last Olympic Games but missed out after suffering a defeat to South Africa on penalties in the third-place match of the 2019 AFCON
The competition is set to begin on June 24 and conclude on July 8.
The team is scheduled to travel to Egypt to continue camping before departing for the competition in Morocco.