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Ghana calls up Essien

By Vision Reporter

Added 28th August 2005 03:00 AM


Chelsea’s new signing Michael Essien heads a list of 12 foreign-based professionals named by Ghana in their squad for a World Cup qualifier in Kumasi against Uganda this weekend.


Chelsea’s new signing Michael Essien heads a list of 12 foreign-based professionals named by Ghana in their squad for a World Cup qualifier in Kumasi against Uganda this weekend.

By Fred Kaweesi
and Reuters


Chelsea’s new signing Michael Essien heads a list of 12 foreign-based professionals named by Ghana in their squad for a World Cup qualifier in Kumasi against Uganda this weekend.
Coach Ratomir Dujkovic did not include former captain Samuel Osei Kuffour despite an apology from the former Bayern Munich defender after a row between the two.
The game could put Ghana on the brink of qualifying for their first World Cup finals appearance.
Key foreign-based stars
Mensah (Verona, Italy), Appiah (Fenerbache, Juventus), Essien (Chelsea, England), Matthew Amoah (Vitesse Arnhem, Netherlands), Boakye (Arminia Bielefeld, Germany)

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    Ghana calls up Essien

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