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Ayew brothers dropped from Ghana squad to face Cranes

By Shafik Ssenoga

Added 27th September 2017 11:18 AM

The siblings who ply their trade in the English Premier League were not part of the 26 man squad

The siblings who ply their trade in the English Premier League were not part of the 26 man squad

Ghana coach James Kwesi Appiah has dropped brothers Andre and Jordan Ayew from his squad that will face Uganda in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers on October 7th at Mandela National Stadium, Namboole.

The siblings who feature for West Ham United and Swansea City in the English Premier League are not part of the 26 man squad that Kwesi summoned.

German side Augsburg's Daniel Opare returned to the squad for the first time since the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Cranes interim coach Moses Basena summoned his squad last week and it'll start training on Thursday before proceeding to Northern Uganda on Saturday to play a friendly match with a select side from Lira.

Cranes who are seeking it to make to the World Cup finals are second in Group E with seven points, two behind leaders Egypt. Ghana and Congo-Brazzaville are third and fourth with five and one point respectively.

GOALKEEPERS: Richard Ofori (Martizburg,South Africa), Lawrence Ati (Sochaux, France), Addo Joseph (Aduana Stars)

DEFENDERS: Harrison Afful (Columbus,USA), Daniel Opare (Augsburg, Germany) Agbenyenu Lumor (Portimonese, Portugal), Abass Mohammed (Harrisburg City, USA), Adams Kassim Nuhu (Young Boys, Switzerland), Daniel Amartey (Leicester, England), Jonathan Mensah (Columbus Crew, USA), Nicholas Opoku (Club Africain, Tunisia), Vincent Atingah (Hearts of Oak)

MIDFIELDERS: Thomas Thomas Teye Partey (Atletico Madrid, Spain), Joseph Attamah (Bakaksehir, Turkey), Christian Atsu (Newcastle United, England), Kingsley Sarfo (Malmo, Sweden) Alfred Duncan (Sassuolo FC, Italy), Ofori Ebenezer (Stuttgart, Germany), Thomas Agyepong (NAC Breda, Holland), Frank Acheampong (Tianjin TEDA, China), Isaac Twum (Inter Allies).

FORWARDS: Asamoah Gyan (Kayerispor, Turkey), Raphael Dwamena (FC Zurich, Switzerland), John Antwi (Misr Lel-Makkasa, Egypt), Richmond Boakye Yiadom (Crvena Zvezda, Serbia), Patrick Twumasi (Astana FC, Kazakhstan).

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