Akunnor dumps local breeds for foreign shepherds in latest call up

C.K Akunnor, Black Stars head coach


Ghana's national team head coach, Charles Kwabena Akunnor, has shockingly made another set of call ups with only 9 local players making the list.


Black Stars will square it off in  the double header Afcon qualifiers during the international break.


Earlier, the Black Stars gaffer made call ups involving only local players before trimming the number to 23 in late February.


The latest call up has revealed majority of players plying their trade in Europe with only 9 local players maintained to play in the final two hurdles involving South Africa and Sao Tomme and Principe at the ongoing Afcon qualifiers.


Black Stars are levelled with South Africa with 9 points while Sudan takes the 3rd position with 6 points as Sao Tomme and Principe becoming the whipping boys in group C.  The main tournament  is scheduled to come off next year in Cameroon.


Check out the list of players called by C.K Akunnor.


Goalkeepers: Richard Ofori (Orlando Pirates – South Africa), Razak Abalora (Asante Kotoko - Ghana), Eric Ofori Antwi (Medeama SC - Ghana), Danlad Ibrahim (Asante Kotoko- Ghan


Full Backs: Baba Abdul Rahman (PAOK – Greece), Gideon Mensah (Vitória de Guimarães – Portugal), Benson Annan (MLK Zilina – Slovakia), Philemon Baffuor (Dreams FC – Ghan


Central Defenders: Nicholas Opoku (Amiens SC – France), Kasim Nuhu (1899 Hoffenheim – Germany), Ganiyu Ismael (Asante Kotoko – Ghana), Stephen Ambrosius (Hamburger SV – German


Central Midfield: Kudus Mohammed (Ajax Amsterdam – Holland), Mubarak Wakaso (Jiangsu Suning F.C - China), Afriyie Acquah (Yeni Malatyaspor - Turkey), Emmanuel Lomotey (Amiens SC - France), Iddrisu Baba (RCD Mallorca – Spain), Gladson Awako (Great Olympics -Ghana), Kwame Afriyie Poku (Colchester United – Englan


Left Attacking Midfield: Osman Bukari (Gent – Belgium), Joseph Esso (Dreams FC- Ghan


Right Attacking Midfield: Kamal Sowah (OH Leuven- Belgium), Fatawu Issahaku (Steadfast FC – Ghan


Attackers: Emmanuel Boateng (Dalian Professional- China), Emmanuel Gyasi (Spezia – Italy), Kwame Opoku (Asante Kotoko – Ghana), John Antwi (Pyramids FC – Egypt), Kwasi Okyere Wriedt (Willem II – Holland), Caleb Ekuban (Trabzonspor – Turkey



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