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2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Goalkeeper Felix Annan is only home-based player in Ghana squad

Published on: 10 June 2019
2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Goalkeeper Felix Annan is only home-based player in Ghana squad
Felix Annan

Asante Kotoko goalkeeper Felix Annan is the only home-based player named in Ghana's final squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

The former Ghana U20 gloves man has been listed in a 23-man roster alongside Maritzburg United No.1 Richard Ofori and Sochaux's Lawrence Ati-Zigi.

Annan has been rewarded for his stellar performances for the Porcupine Warriors during their CAF Confederation Cup campaign.

Coach Appiah meanwhile dropped the following players: Ebenezer Ofori, Majeed Waris, Mohammed Alhassan, Abdul Fatawu and Yaw Yeboah after one week camping in Dubai.

Ghana, who finished fourth at the last edition of the AFCON after losing 0-1 to Burkina Faso, will be playing in Group F alongside Cameroon Guinea Bissau and Benin in the tournament that will kick off on June 21, 2019.

Below is the final squad list for the tournament; 

Goalkeepers: Richard Ofori (Maritzburg United, South Africa, Lawrence Ati- Zigi (Sochaux, Montbeliard, France), and Felix Annan (Asante Kotoko, Ghana).


Andy Yiadom (Reading, England), Abdul Baba Rahman (Reims, France), Lumor Agbenyenu (Goztepe A.S, Turkey), Kassim Nuhu, (Hoffeinham, Germany,) John Boye ( Metz France), Jonathan Mensah (Columbus Crew SC, USA), Joseph Aidoo (Genk, Belguim), Joseph Attamah (Basaksehir, Turkey)


Mubarak Wakaso (Deportivo Alaves, Spain), Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid, Spain), Kwadwo Asamoah (Internazionle, Italy), Afriyie Acquah (Empoli, Italy), Andre Ayew ( Fenerbache, Turkey), Christian Atsu (Newcastle United, England), Samuel Owusu (Cukaricki, Serbia), Thomas Agyepong (Hibernian, Scotland)


Asamoah Gyan (Kayserispor, Turkey), Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace, England), Caleb Ekuban (Trabzonspor, Turkey and Kwabena Owusu (Leganes, Spain).

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