Five Kotoko players, Mahatma in final local Black Stars squad for Liberia tournament
Ghana have named 20 home-based players for this week’s three-nation tournament in Liberia with five players from giants Asante Kotoko in the squad.
The local Black Stars squad have been selected to resume camping on Monday for the international assignment against hosts Liberia and Guinea in Monrovia.
Three players including the league’s top scorer Mahatma Otoo have been invited from Hearts of Oak while Ashanti Gold and Berekum Chelsea have two players each in the squad.
The called up players into the local Black Stars team are expected to report at the Ghana Football Association headquarters in Accra by midday to be transported to the national camp in Prampram.
The team will be preparing for a three-nation competition in Liberia against the Lone Stars and Guinea from the 24-26 May.
Goalkeepers: Joseph Addo (Heart of Lions) Foli Adade (Dwarfs) and Stephen Adams (Aduana Stars)
Defenders: Godfred Saka (Aduana) Joshua Otoo and Tijani Joshua (Wa All Stars) Nuru Sulley (Hearts of Oak) Kwabena Edusei and Rashid Sumaila (Asante Kotoko)
Midfielders: Yahaya Mohammed (Amidaus), Moro Abubakar (Hearts of Oak) Owusu Jackson and Jordan Opoku (Berekum Chelsea) Latif Mohammed (AshantiGold) Richard Mpong, Michael Akuffu and Michael Helegbe (Asante Kotoko)
Attackers: Yakubu Mohammed (AshantiGold) Mahatma Otoo (Hearts of Oak) and Sulemana Mohammed (King Faisal)