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Albert Adomah to wear famous number 10 jersey at Nations Cup

Published on: 09 January 2013

England-based midfielder Albert Adomah has been handed Ghana's number 10 jersey for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations.

The Bristol City player, who will be making his first appearance at the Nations Cup, takes over the iconic shirt number.

At the last tournament in Gabon and Equatorial Guinea, Andre Ayew wore the famous shirt as Ghana finished fourth.

Debutant Awal Mohammed gets the number 5 shirt while Rabiu Mohammed is handed the 11 shirt.

Goalkeeper Adam Kwarasey who is making his second appearance at the Nations Cup has settled for the number 12 jersey after making his tournament debut last year in the 16 shirt.

Ghana poster boy Christian Atsu will wear the number 7 shirt and Juventus ace Kwadwo Asamoah has stuck to his customized number 20 jersey.

Ghana squad in numbers

1. Daniel Agyei (GK) - Liberty Professionals (Ghana)

2. Richard Kissi Boateng (DF) - Berekum Chelsea (Ghana)

3. Asamoah Gyan (FW) - Al Ain (UAE)

4. John Pantsil (DF) - Hapoel Tel Aviv (Israel)

5. Mohammed Awal (DF) - Maritzburg (South Africa)

6. Anthony Annan (MF) - Osasuna (Spain)

7. Christian Atsu (MF) - FC Porto (Portugal)

8. Emmanuel Agyemang Badu (MF) - Udinese (Italy)

9. Derek Boateng (MF) - Dnipro (Ukraine)

10. Albert Danquah-Adomah (FW) - Bristol City (England)

11. Rabiu Mohammed (MF) - Evian (France)

12. Larsen Kwarasey (GK) - Stromgodset (Norway)

13. Jerry Akaminko (DF) - Eskisehirspor (Turkey)

14. Solomon Asante (MF) - Berekum Chelsea (Ghana)

15. Isaac Vorsah (DF) - Red Bull Salzburg (Austria)

16. Abdul Fatawu Dauda (GK) - AshantiGold (Ghana)

17. Emmanuel Clottey (FW) - Esperance (Tunisia)

18. Richmond Boakye Yiadom (FW) - Sassoulo (Italy)

19. Jonathan Mensah (DF) - Evian (France)

20. Kwadwo Asamoah (MF) - Juventus (Italy)

21. John Boye (DF) - Rennes (France)

22. Mubarak Wakaso (MF) - Espanyol (Spain)

23. Harrison Afful (DF) - Esperance (Tunisia)



This article has 18 comment(s), give your comment
  • NANA YAW says:
    January 10, 2013 05:21 am
  • Papa Nkrumah says:
    January 10, 2013 04:34 am
    The guy is talking about the AFCON and Black Stars team and you are talking about his mother. WHY???
  • Lukersh says:
    January 10, 2013 06:38 am
    Please! Yopoo, Maka n Co., are very sorry they won't do that again. We all know its not wise enough to base such argument on myopic and senseless statement moral would not even permit me to say them here. Peace!
  • osam says:
    January 10, 2013 12:58 am
    Yopoo, Maka and co. How can u pass such comments huh...,. Massa u pple are adults ooo. In the first place Solomon Asante is a MD/WF/FW. (u dont even know this...lols) u pple dont know anything about the game of football. How can u compare Solomon Asante and Nii Adjei huh. Dont u know dat they r two different players? Stop trolling on ghanasoccernet with ur ignorances.
  • texas says:
    January 09, 2013 11:04 pm
    Thank you Christo! I am short of words that is why I have said nothing so far! I don't know whether these so call fans insulting Coach A.A want him to kiss Dede's ass? Coach A.A will NOT and I repeat will NOT kiss any player's player's ass. The best and most committed players Ghana has at the moment have chosen to represent the country. Those of you who will not support the team because your so called favorite players are not included should go to hell. Some of us will support the team no matter which player is chosen to play for the Black Stars.That is what support is all about. Enough of this bullshit!:( ....after all even if CR7 and Messi were included in the B.S team, you hypocritical supporters will still call for the coach's head!
  • augustine says:
    January 09, 2013 10:43 pm
    in fack am not a fun of A. Appiah but i wouldn'd be senseless to the extent of attacking on tribal line. This coach made the right decision and nobody should insult him. Even if you are father i'll insult, son of a mad man and a bitch conbined if you attack the coach. Think well before and stop being miopic.
  • wayo says:
    January 09, 2013 10:28 pm
    actually if you have never watched solomon asante before..he is way from camp even says hes the poster boy of the team now alongside atsu...
  • TRuMPET says:
    January 09, 2013 10:18 pm
    @yopoo dats a stupid statement! What hs dis got to do with tribalism? Show us some sense n stop making dose retarded and backward statements.
  • Jack says:
    January 09, 2013 10:23 pm
    @ yopoo, let's raise the bar small. We've had enough of this petty stuff
  • Christo says:
    January 09, 2013 10:02 pm
    Maka or whatever, do you think at all? I understand you attacked the GFA for hiring foreign coaches claiming local coaches are better. So you are the greatest hypocritical Ghanaian ever. Now you say Kissi Boateng was injured yet he has been called. If he was injured he still made himself available to the coach and Ghanaian doctors. He didn't opt to stay somewhere to receive treatment expecting to be named without training with the others. So maka you see how stupid and foolish you are.
  • Ghanaman says:
    January 09, 2013 10:05 pm
    YOU ARE AN IDIOT!!! You know nothing and your mother is a WHORE!
  • Charles mensah says:
    January 09, 2013 09:07 pm
    Akwasi Appiah will make ghanaians proud. Long live B.Stars, long live Ghana. Amen!
  • Shawa says:
    January 09, 2013 08:48 pm
    God bless Ghana Black stars.with this team i can smell lots of determination,obedience and humility.We are winning the Afcon 2013
  • Kofi Osae-Attah says:
    January 09, 2013 08:39 pm
    actually he is better
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  • maka says:
    January 09, 2013 08:30 pm
    It is very amazing amazing how Akwasi Appiah cannot take a gamble on Andre Ayew's fascia muscle injury (hamstring) and quickly dropped him...but were we all not witnesses to #2 - Richard Kissi Boateng's (DF) injury? it is so amazing how hypocritical we are....and as for this AFCON, I pity those who have hope in this team! I cant wait for the world cup to start to see how useless Akwasi Appiah is and shall be exposed.....and watch out for his tactics this AFCON--- TOTALLY CLUELESS!
  • Master k says:
    January 09, 2013 08:12 pm
    Albert adomah will do us proud.his work ethic is strong.God bless Ghana
  • Isaac says:
    January 10, 2013 10:45 am
    It is people who have nothing intelligent to say, who go on an insult spree at the least opportunity. Who has our football got to do with tribalism? We have done a lot of this in our politics thus bringing a lot of division in the country. Now soccer which used to bring the whole nation together is the next target. Wise up and stop this useless and childish behaviour.