AFCON 2017 Black Stars take blood tests

Players of the Ghana national team were made to go through mandatory blood tests before training on Wednesday

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Black Stars team doctor Baba Adams supervised a medical exercise that involved all 22 provisional squad members who trained at the St Thomas Aquinas School football pitch on Wednesday.

Avram Grant's team had gathered for the first time as part of preparations for next month's AFCON in Gabon.

READ ALSO: AFCON 2O17 Latif Blessing named in Black Stars provisional squad

Before training, Dr. Adams took players through a mandatory blood test as part of doping protocol ahead of the official squad announcement, which is scheduled for Saturday December 31.

Black Stars players present for inaugural AFCON 2017 preparatory training


Lawrence Ati Zigi

Fatau Dauda

Razak Braimah

Richard Ofori



Jonathan Mensah

Nuru Sule

Rashid Sumaila

Harrison Afful

Edwin Gyimah



Emmanuel Agyemang Badu

Mubarak Wakaso

Samuel Tetteh

Ebenezer Ofori

Afriyie Acquah

Frank Acheampong

Godsway Donyoh



Bernard Tekpetey

Majeed Waris

Latif Blessing

Raphael Dwamena

David Accam

Ebenezer Assifuah




The players who Grant will select on Saturday will travel to the UAE for a 13-day pre-tournament camping before finally flying to Gabon.

Ghana are in Group D alongside Egypt, Uganda and Mali.


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