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Orlando Pirates defender Edwin Gyimah in Ghana squad

Posted: 4 October 2016 Time: 11:35

Edwin Gyimah has again been selected by Ghana as coach Avram Grant named his squad for their World Cup qualifier against Uganda on Friday and the friendly in Durban against Bafana Bafana next Tuesday.

Gyimah, who had a recent bust up at his club with Orlando Pirates coach Muhsin Ertugral, is in a 23-man squad for the match in Tamale against the Cranes at the start of the Group E qualifiers for places at the next World Cup in Russia.

Ghana then travel south for the friendly against South Africa at the Moses Mabhida Stadium.

Ghana must still do without the injured trio of André Ayew, Kwadwo Asamoah and Alfred Duncan.

There is a return to the squad for Abdul Majeed Waris and Adu Koffi, who has not had a call-up since December 2104.

There is also a first call-up for Gilbert Koomson, who plays in Norway.

Full Squad:

Goalkeepers: Razak Braimah (Cordoba, Spain), Adam Kwarasey (Rosenborg, Norway), Richard Ofori (Wa All Stars).

Defenders: Harrison Afful (Columbus Crew, USA), Daniel Amartey (Leicester City, England), John Boye (Sivasspor, Turkey), Edwin Gyimah (Orlando Pirates, South Africa), Jonathan Mensah (Anzhi Makhachkla, Russia), Baba Rahman (Schalke 04, Germany), Jeffery Schlupp (Leicester City, England).

Midfielders: Frank Acheampong (Anderlecht, Belgium), Afriyie Acquah (Torino, Italy), Enock Kofi Adu (Malmo, Sweden), Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu (Udinese, Italy), Christian Atsu (Newcastle United, England), Gilbert Koomson (Sogndal, Norway), Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid, Spain), Samuel Tetteh (FC Leifering, Austria), Mubarak Wakaso (Panathinaikos, Greece).

Forwards: David Accam (Chicago Fire, USA), Jordan Ayew (Aston Villa, England), Asamoah Gyan (Al Ahli, United Arab Emirates), Abdul Majeed Waris (Lorient, France).

Article by: Staff Reporter
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