AFCON 2019: Alhassan Wakaso Included In Black Stars Crucial Encounter Against Kenya

Ghana Coach James Kwesi-Appiah has released his 24-man squared to face Kenya in a Group F AFCON qualifier, Saturday, 23rd March 2019 in Accra.

Vitoria SC midfielder, Alhassan Wakaso has been included in the squad to face the East African Nation following his outstanding performance at club level this season in the Portuguese Liga.

Alhassan 27, earned his first called up to the senior National Team in November 2016 under former manager Avram Grant.

AFC Wimbledon striker, Kwesi Appiah makes a return to the squad after a spectacular performance in the last cup of nations whiles, Asante Kotoko midfielder, Kwame Bonsu after a bizarre experience Sweden has also been handed a call-up Coach Kwesi-Appiah.

Alhassan Wakaso is hoping to make the final list and start against Kenya for the first time for Ghana in the qualifyer, and subsequently in Morocco in June should the Stars qualify for the continental competition.

See full list of Kwesi Appiah’s 24-Man Squad below;

Goalkeepers: Richard Ofori (Martizburg, South Africa) Lawrence Ati (Sochaux, France), Felix Annan (Asante Kotoko, Ghana)

Defenders: Kwadwo Asamoah (Inter Milan, Italy) Lumor Agbenyenu ( Göztepe S.K, Turkey) Andy Yiadom (Reading Football Club, England) Amos Frimpong (Asante Kotoko, Ghana) Nuhu Kassim (1899 Hoffenheim, Germany) Nicholas Opoku (Udinese, Italy) John Boye (Metz,France) Joseph Aidoo (Genk, Belgium)

Midfielders: Andre Ayew ( Fenerbahçe S.K, Turkey) Mubarak Wakaso (Alaves, Spain) Christian Atsu (Newcastle, England) Kwame Bonsu (Asante Kotoko, Ghana) Ernest Asante  ( Al Jazira, UAE) Thomas Partey (Atlético Madrid) Alhassan Wakaso ( Vitória S.C, Portugal) Jeffery Schlupp ( Crystal Palace, England), Alfred Duncan (Sassuolo, Italy)

Forward: Caleb Ansah Ekuban(Trabzonspor, Turkey) Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace) Emmanuel Boateng (Dalian Yifang, China)  Kwasi Appiah (AFC Wimbledon, UK).

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