Black Star 26-man list for AFCON revealed

The 26-man squad that will be representing Ghana at the Orange AFCON 2013 tournament has been released.

The announcement was made by Black Stars coach, Kwesi Appiah at a media briefing on Thursday.

The players include:

Goalkeepers : Adam Kwarasey, Fatal Dawuda, Daniel Adjei

Defenders : Isaac Vorsah, John Boye , Jonathan Mensah, John Painstil,
Isaac Vorsah, Harrison Afful, Richard Kissi Boateng, Awal Mohammed,
Awal Mohammed, Rashid Sumaila,  and Jerry Akaminko.

Midfielders : Albert Adomah , Kwadjo Asamoah , Christian Atsu , Andre Ayew, Emmanuel Agyeman Badu , Derrick Boateng , Mubarack Wakaso ,
Solomon Asante, Rabiu Mohammed , and  Anthony Annan.

Strikers  : Richmond Boakye Yiadom, Yaya Mohammed , Asamoah Gyan and Emmanuel Clottey

The Black Stars of Ghana have been drawn in Group B for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations alongside Mali, Niger and DR Congo.

Tournament host South Africa are in Group A with Cape Verde, Morocco and Angola.

Meanwhile, fellow top seeds and pre-tournament favourites Ivory Coast head Group D, which also contains Togo, Algeria and Tunisia.

Defending champions Zambia, are in Group C, arguably the easiest of the draw, which will see Chipolopolo square off against minnows Burkina Faso and Ethiopia, although the group also contains big hitters Nigeria.

2013 Africa Cup of Nations Groups:

Group A: South Africa, Cape Verde, Morocco, Angola

Group B: Ghana, Niger, DR Congo, Mali

Group C: Zambia, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Nigeria

Group D: Ivory Coast, Togo, Algeria, Tunisia
Source: Citifmonline

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