2023 AFCON Qualifiers: Black Stars get full house for Central African Republic clash

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The Black Stars have a full house for the final Group E game of the 2023 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers against Central African Republic.

Orlando Pirates shoot stopper Richard Ofori and Crystal Palace forward Jordan Ayew were the latest to report to camp in Kumasi. The duo arrived earlier in the day and were involved in the team’s final training session this evening at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium.

Jordan Ayew and Richard Ofori’s arrival means Head Coach Chris Hughton has the services of all 25 players he handed call up to.

The Black Stars will continue their preparation on Wednesday ahead of the crucial match scheduled for 4pm kick off at the Baba Yara Sports stadium on Thursday, September 07, 2023.

Ghana need a win or a draw to secure a place at the 2023 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) to be played in the Cote D’Ivoire in January and February next year.

The Black Stars after 5 group games sit top of Group E with 9 points. Angola sit second with 8 points, Central Africa Republic sit third with 7 points and Madagascar bottom with 2 points.

Meanwhile, the team will also take on Liberia in a friendly encounter at the Accra Sports Stadium on Tuesday, September 12.

Below is the full squad for the two games:


Lawrence Ati-Zigi, Abdul Manaf Nurudeen, Richard Ofori


Alidu Seidu, Kingsley Schindler, Stephan Ambrosius, Joseph Aidoo, Alexander Djiku, Nicholas Opoku, Baba Abdul Rahman, Gideon Mensah


Abdul Samed Salis, Baba Iddissu, Andre Ayew, Elisha Owusu, Edmund Addo, Mohammed Kudus, Ransford Koningsdorffer


Inaki Williams, Antoine Semenyo, Jordan Ayew, Ernest Nuamah, Osman Bukari, Joseph Painstil, Jonathan Sowah

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