Ghana names final 23 for CHAN

Ghana has announced a final 23-man squad for the African Nations Championship – CHAN that kicks off in South Africa next week.

Maxwell Konadu, who released his team for the tournament on New Year’s day has kept faith with three top scorers from the Premier League as Seidu Bancey, Sulley Mohammed and Samuel Afful all make the squad.

The home-based national team are based in Windhoek, Namibia for their pre-competition preparations. 

Ghana are paired in Group C with Libya, Ethiopia and Congo for the tournament reserved for only home-based players of member nations.

The 16-nation tournament will kick-off on 11 January and finish on 1 February 2014.

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)

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