Black Stars open camp ahead of Ethiopia, South Africa World Cup qualifier

Black Stars coach Milovan Rajevac trained with fifteen players on Monday at the Accra Sports Stadium ahead of their trip to South Africa for the Ethiopia clash

Fifteen players trained at the Accra Sports Stadium on Monday as the Black Stars began preparations ahead of their 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Ethiopia and South Africa.

Skipper Andre Ayew led the team in a friendly against Division two side Golden Kicks which they won 5-1.

Striker Richmond Boakye Yiadom scored a brace with Jordan Ayew, Caleb Ekuban and Abdul  Fatawu Issahaku scoring the other goals.

List of players in camp as at Monday; Joseph Wollacott, Manaf Nurudeen (Eupen), Richard Attah (Hearts of Oak), Philemon Baffour (Dreams FC), Joseph Aidoo (Celta Vigo), Ismail Abdul Ganiyu (Asante Kotoko), Mubarak Wakaso (Shenzhen F.C), Edmund Addo (Sheriff Tiraspol), Andre Ayew (Al Sadd), Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace), Abdul Fatawu Issahaku (Dreams FC), Samuel Owusu (Al Fayha), Richmond Boakye-Yiadom (Beitar Jerusalem), Benjamin Tetteh (Yeni Malatyaspor), Caleb Ekuban (Genoa).

Head Coach Milovan Rajevac has invited Montari Kamaheni of Ashdod FC to replace Gideon Mensah of Bordeaux. The left back suffered bruises on his left ankle during Saturday’s French Ligue 1 clash against PSG.

The Black Stars will depart Accra on Tuesday afternoon for South Africa for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 qualifier against Ethiopia at the Orlando stadium – Johannesburg on Thursday, November 11, 2021 at 15:00Hrs GMT.


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