Max Sports can reveal that , ten Black Stars players have arrived in Ghana from their respective clubs to begin preparing for their 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against the Central African Republic (CAR).
The players will reportedly start camping in Kumasi on Monday after completing their club-related tasks over the weekend following the announcement of the 25-man team on Saturday
10 players have arrived at the Ghana camp to begin training, according to Mark Addo, vice president of the Ghana Football Association (GFA).
Prior to the crucial game on Thursday, Mark Addo revealed this in an interview with Kumasi-based Kessben FM, indicating that the rest are also expected to touch down before Tuesday.
“Per the information that I have, about ten players have arrived in camp, and the rest are expected to touch down before Tuesday,” he said.
The Black Stars are in first place in the qualification race with nine points, closely followed by Angola with eight points and the Central African Republic with seven points.
The four-time African champions must either draw or win the match on Thursday, September 7, at 4 p.m. local time to ensure their place in the competition, which will be held in Ivory Coast next year.
25-man squad invited by coach Chris Hughton below
Lawrence Ati-Zigi, Abdul Manaf Nurudeen, and Richard Ofori
Alidu Seidu, Kingsley Schindler, Stephan Ambrosius, Joseph Aidoo, Alexander Djiku, Nicholas Opoku, Baba Abdul Rahman, and Gideon Mensah
Abdul Samed Salis, Baba Iddissu, Andre Ayew, Elisha Owusu, Edmund Addo, Mohammed Kudus, and Ransford Koningsdorffer
Inaki Williams, Antoine Semenyo, Jordan Ayew, Ernest Nuamah, Osman Bukari, Joseph Painstil, and Jonathan Sowah