Ghana coach Maxwell Konadu has named Wa All Stars front man, Paul Asare De Vries, in a 27-man squad for pre-tournament camping ahead of next year’s Championship of African Nations in South Africa.
The team will depart for Windhoek, Namibian come Friday to continue earnest preparations. The team will later be pruned to a final 23 before the tournament commences on the 11th January, 2014.
The selected players are to report at the M-Plaza Hotel in Accra at 2:00pm on Thursday, December 26. Ghana will face stiff opposition from Libya, Ethiopia and Congo in Group C.
Below is the squad in full.
Goalkeepers: Stephen Adams (Aduana Stars) Foli Adade (Medeama) Isaac Amoako (Asante Kotoko)
Defenders: Godfred Saka (Aduana Stars), Tijani Joshua (AshantiGold) Francis Morton (Ebusua Dwarfs) Kwabena Adusei and Abeiku Ainooson (Asante Kotoko) Nuru Sulley (Hearts of Oak) Alfred Nelson (Liberty Professionals) Joshua Otoo (Wa All Stars)
Midfielders: Michael Akuffo, Jordan Opoku, Richard Mpong and Yahaya Mohammed (Asante Kotoko) Jackson Owusu (Berekum Chelsea) Moro Abubakar (Hearts of Oak) Edmund Owusu-Ansah (Heart of Lions) Theophilus Anobaah (Medeama) Aseidu Attorbrah (New Edubiase) Latif Mohammed (AshantiGold)
Strikers: Sulley Mohammed (King Faisal) Richard Gadze (Ebusua Dwarfs) Kennedy Boateng (Medeama) Paul De-Vries Asare (Wa All Stars) Samuel Afful (Hasaacas) Seidu Bancey (Asante Kotoko)