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Crocked Atsu withdraws from Ghana squad to face Sudan

Published on: 18 March 2013
Christian Atsu has been ruled out of Ghana's game against Sudan through injury

The Ghana Football Association has confirmed crocked Christian Atsu has pulled out of the squad to face Sudan in a 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier on Sunday.

The FC Porto player suffered an ankle injury after just ten minutes in their league match against Maritimo over the weekend.

Checks have revealed he will be unavailable for Ghana's crucial qualifier at the Baba Yara Stadium.

Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah said: "We have spoken to FC Porto doctors and it is impossible for Atsu to recover in time for the game against Sudan. So officially, Atsu is out of the game.

"We wish him speedy recovery and will continue to monitor his progress."

This means Ghana's initial 24-man squad has been reduced by one.

Atsu played at the just Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa as a debutant where he scored one goal.

Black Stars squad:

Goalkeepers: Adam Kwarasey (Stromsgodset, Norway), Fatau Dauda (AshantiGold), Daniel Agyei (Liberty Professionals).

Defenders: Harrison Afful (Esperance, Tunisia), Yaw Frimpong (TP Mazembe, DR Congo), Richard Kissi Boateng (TP Mazembe, DR Congo), Baba Abdul Rahman (Greuther Furth, Germany), John Boye (Rennes, France), Jonathan Mensah (Evian, France), Isaac Vorsah (Red Bull Salzburg, Austria), Awal Mohammed (Maritzburg United, South Africa)

Midfielders: Emmanuel Frimpong (Fulham, England), Rabiu Mohammed (Evian, France), Emmanuel Agyemang Badu (Udinese, Italy), Kwadwo Asamoah (Juventus, Italy), Sulley Muntari (AC Milan, Italy), Wakaso Mubarak (Espanyol, Spain), Solomon Asante (TP Mazembe, DR Congo), Albert Adomah (Bristol City, England)


This article has 9 comment(s), give your comment
  • King Zambia -Ghana suffers says:
    March 18, 2013 06:13 pm
    Hahaha JOKE team bunch of mercenaries and money lovers.R!P Gay stars of Ghana
  • Ghana for life says:
    March 18, 2013 07:53 pm
    F**ck u! Na ur mama n bantu ape pygmy Zambia b gay. What shows u can score us at our own background . Loser. Make u leave wanna site for us. Chinese kpanla.
  • Dede says:
    March 18, 2013 08:44 pm
    is Gyan part of the squard or not.
  • texas says:
    March 18, 2013 08:45 pm
    @King Zambia: name one zambian footballer now that has the recognition the even this New Ghana kid on the block Atsu has? Even your Kalusha Bwalya did not have the recognition Atsu has when Kalusha was at Atsu's age! Kalusha could only manage to play in the Mexican league! what a joke! zambians should not talk when we are talking about football!
  • Ghanaman says:
    March 18, 2013 09:28 pm
    They are APES!!
  • King Zambia -Ghana suffers says:
    March 18, 2013 09:32 pm
    Ghanaman I COLD BEER FOR YOU.u say the truth despite u are ghanian there are Apes indeed
  • BATon says:
    March 18, 2013 10:15 pm
  • King Zambia -Ghana suffers says:
    March 18, 2013 10:23 pm
    @Ghanaman 1 cold beer for u.there are really apes***
  • King Zambia -Ghana suffers says:
    March 19, 2013 04:41 am
    @baton don't mind them