By Akyereko Frimpong Manson
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As Ghana head coach James Kwesi Appiah looks set to name his provisional 30-man squad for the 2014 World Cup, GHANAsoccernet.com predicts 10 players will never miss the flight to Rio next month.
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Though the 26-year-old has not commanded a starting role in Ghana's team for recent games but is only goalkeeper tipped for an automatic place in Kwesi Appiah's final 23-man squad. After the disastrous 2012 AFCON campaign in Gabon and Equatorial Guinea, South African-based Fatau Dauda pushed him out and occupy the place. However, the Norwegian-born's impressive form including quality reflexes and feline agility in the Norwegian top-flight which guarded Stromsgodset to the title, he is billed to be on the plane and a favourable section of the Ghanaian fans want him to start in Brazil.