Michael Essien Makes Ghana World Cup Squad

Michael Essien Makes Ghana World Cup Squad [See Final 23-Man List]

By Sports Reporter on June 1, 2014
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Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah has released his final 23-man list for the forthcoming World Cup in Brazil.

The Black Stars coach, who has been nicknamed the Silent Killer by the players, was faced with the dilenma of culling three players from his 26-man provisional squad.

See the final 23-man Ghana squad:

Goalkeepers:Fatau Dauda (Orlando Pirates), Adam Kwarasey (Stromsgodset), Stephen Adams (Aduana Stars)

Defenders: Samuel Inkoom (Platanias), Daniel Opare (Standard Liege), Harrison Afful (Esperance), John Boye (Rennes), Jonathan Mensah (Evian), Rashid Sumalia (Mamelodi Sundowns)

Midfielders: Michael Essien (AC Milan), Sulley Muntari (AC Milan), Rabiu Mohammed (Kuban Krasnodar), Kwadwo Asamoah (Juventus), Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu (Udinese), Afriyie Acquah (Parma), Christian Atsu (Vitesse), Albert Adomah (Middlesbrough), Andre Ayew (Marseille), Mubarak Wakaso (Rubin Kazan)

Strikers: Asamoah Gyan (Al Ain), Kevin-Prince Boateng (Schalke 04), Abdul Majeed Waris (Valenciennes), Jordan Ayew (Sochaux)  The Ghana squad now travel to the United States for a final friendly against South Korea. Ghana, quarterfinalists four years ago, play the U.S., Germany and Portugal in Group G at the World Cup.

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