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Leaders Berekum Chelsea dominate Ghana CHAN squad

Published on: 31 December 2010

Six members of surprise Ghana league leaders Berekum Chelsea have been invited to be part of the local Black Stars for February's African Nations Championship.

They are part of a 30-man squad invited by coach Herbert Addo to resume preparations for the tournament in Sudan.

Strikers Emmanuel Clottey, Bismark Idan, Osei Banahene who have spearheaded Berekum Chelsea's feared attack are part of the squad.

Inform Chelsea midfielder Mohammed Abdul Basit and Yaw Alexander as well as left-back Alfred Arthur were part of the team.

Title holders Aduana Stars have four players in the squad and that includes Bernard Dong Bortey.

Surprisingly struggling giants Kotoko have just Samad Oppong in squad while Hearts of Oak have just Sammy Adjei and Obed Ansah in the team.

The team would gather on Monday as coach Herbert Addo looks to finalise his final team from the invited 30.

The squad would be trimmed to 23 for the second edition of the competition designed by CAF for only home-based players of its member countries.

Ghana would be making a second consecutive appearance at the tournament with the Black Stars paired in the Group B with South Africa, Zimbabwe and Niger in the 16-nation competition.

Ghana squad

Goalkeepers: Sammy Adjei (Hearts of Oak) Stephen Adams (Aduana Stars) Isaac Amoako ( Kotoko) Robert Dabuo (All Stars)

Defenders: Godfred Saka (Aduana Stars), Mohammed Sabato (Wa All Stars), Emmanuel Ansong (Aduana Stars), Seth Owusu (Kessben), Alfred Arthur (Berekum Chelsea), Nafiu Mohammed (King Faisal), Emmanuel Akoako (Aduana Stars), John Ashong (AshantiGold), Mohammed Awal (Fetteh Feyenoord), Alfred Nelson (Unistars Academy)

Midfielders: Obed Ansah (Hearts of Oak), Hannan Gyiwah (RTU),

Edwin Gyimah (Wa All Stars), Hans Cofie (Kessben), Yaw Alexander (Berekum Chelsea), Mohammed Basit (Berekum Chelsea), Larbi Koomson (B.A Stars) Bernard Dong Bortey (Aduana Stars)

Attackers: Obed Owusu (Berekum Chelsea), Emmanuel Clottey (Berekum Chelsea), Bismark Idan (Berekum Chelsea), Osei Banahene (Berekum Chelsea), Stephen Manu (New Edubiase), Samad Oppong (Kotoko), Nuhu Fuseini (New Edubiase), Gilbert Fiamenyo (Heart of Lions).

Comments

  • oty says:
    December 31, 2010 10:53 am
    Notable Absentees:Frank Acheampong(Chelsea)Issaka(Dwarfs)Douglas Nkrumah(Hearts)Alex Asamoah(Kotoko) Herbert need to define a midfielder.When did Hannan Gyiwah (RTU),Hans Cofie (Kessben)become midfielders?
  • Rappito says:
    December 31, 2010 10:02 am
    Coach Herbert Addo some of the invited players are Questionable .
  • pages says:
    December 31, 2010 11:11 am
    i think the coach has done the best selection.
  • Kwamina says:
    December 31, 2010 02:56 pm
    With all due respect,Oty, I don't think anyone should mention players from Hearts and Kotoko among the notable absentees. The coach has made some bold decisions based on form and that is refreshing.
  • vinature says:
    December 31, 2010 08:12 pm
    i think Karim Alhassan is the best defender in the country now so herbert should give it a try and see but the rest are good and like it
  • Maxwell Johsnon says:
    December 31, 2010 10:14 pm
    Whoops i though Karim Alhassan was part of the 30 man squad how come his name is not included in the list?How strange that is.
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    January 01, 2011 09:01 pm
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