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Ghana open camp for Japan, Iceland friendlies

10:57 AM GMT 23/05/2018
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Half-a-dozen players turned up for Black Stars practice ahead of the double-header of friendlies

Ghana began non-residential preparations for their upcoming double header of friendlies with six players on Tuesday. 

The Black Stars have hit the ground running ahead of games against World Cup-bound sides Japan and Iceland on May 30 and June 7 respectively. 

Out of 21 players invited for the double-header, six players trained at the Legon Presec Park in Accra, while a seventh man - Mubarak Wakaso - showed up without taking to the pitch. 

The six players include Sochaux goalkeeper Lawrence Ati Zigi, Rashid Sumaila, Tunisia-based Nicholas Opoku and Torino midfielder Afriyie Acquah. 

Nana Ampomah and debutant Emmanuel Boateng, who scored a hat-trick against giants Barcelona on the penultimate matchday of La Liga season, complete the list. 

Full Squad:

Goalkeepers: Richard Ofori (Maritzburg United, South Africa), Lawrence Ati Zigi (Sochaux, France)

Defenders : Lumor Agbenyenu (Sporting CP, Portugal), Andy Yiadom (Reading, England), Joseph Attamah (Istanbul Basaksehir, Turkey), Kasim Adams Nuhu (Young Boys, Switzerland), Rashid Sumaila (Al Gharafa, Qatar), Nicholas Opoku (Club Africain, Tunisia)

Midfielders : Isaac Sackey (Alanyaspor, Turkey), Afriyie Acquah (Torino, Italy), Frank Acheampong (Tianjin Teda, China), Mubarak Wakaso (Deportivo Alaves, Spain), Thomas Teye Partey (Atletico Madrid, Spain), Edwin Gyasi (CSKA Sofia, Bulgaria), Thomas Agyepong (NAC Breda, Holland), Nana Ampomah (Waasland-Beveren, Belgium), Albert Adomah (Aston Villa, England)

Forwards: Kwasi Okyere Wriedt (Bayern Munich, Germany), Raphael Dwamena (FC Zurich, Switzerland), Richmond Boakye-Yiadom (Jiangsu Suning, China), Emmanuel Boateng (Levante, Spain)