Ghana release final 23-man squad for CHAN tournament

Maxwell Konadu has released his final squad for the 2014 CHAN tournament which kicks off in South Africa next week

Ghana’s 23-man squad for the 2014 African Nations Championship - CHAN tournament has been named.

After a number of days in Windhoek, Namibia, Maxwell Konadu has finally settled on his squad for the 16-nation tournament which starts on January 11, 2014.

The biggest casualty is Hearts of Oak midfielder, Moro Abubakar who failed to make the cut.

However, league champions and current leaders, Asante Kotoko can boast of the largest contingent with eight players in the squad.

The local Black Stars who recently won the WAFU tournament in Kumasi have been paired in group C with Libya, Ethiopia and Congo.

The CHAN tournament is reserved for only home-based players of the various member countries.


Ghana’s final squad:

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) 

Midfielders: Michael Akuffo, Jordan Opoku, Richard Mpong and Yahaya Mohammed (Asante Kotoko) Jackson Owusu (Berekum Chelsea) Theophilus Anobaah (Medeama) Aseidu Attorbrah (New Edubiase) Latif Mohammed (AshantiGold) 

Strikers: Sulley Mohammed (King Faisal) Kennedy Boateng (Medeama) Paul De-Vries Asare (Wa All Stars) Samuel Afful (Hasaacas) Seidu Bancey (Asante Kotoko)