Black Stars hold full training session on Tuesday in Kumasi

Twenty-Two Players were present when the senior national team held their first full ntraining session in Kumasi on Tuesday.

The Black Stars opened camping on Monday in Kumasi with 11 players making appearance during their recovery training session upon arrival at the Golden Tulip Hotel.

Kwesi Appiah handed call-ups to 24 players for the Black Stars 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Congo on Friday in Kumasi.

Isaac Sackey based in Turkey, who suffered an injury while with his club has been replaced by Afriyie Acquah and despite his late inclusion, the Torino midfielder has arrived for camping.

Raphael Dwamena who failed his club medical at Brighton and Hove Albion last week needs time to settle down, so is yet to arrive at the camp of the Black Stars.

Lumor Agbenyenu based in Germany hasn’t also reported for camping because he played for his side 1860 Munich on Monday. These are the only two absentees on the first full training session of the Black Stars ahead of their clash against Congo on Friday

James Kwesi Appiah and his assistant Ibrahim Tanko supervised the training session at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium, Kumasi

Below are the players who were present are:

Goalkeepers: Richard Ofori, Lawrence Atizigi, Joseph Addo

Defenders: Harrison Afful, Jeffery Schlupp, John Boye, Daniel Amartey, Jonathan Mensah, Nicholas Opoku, Joseph Attamah

Midfielders: Thomas Partey, Andre Ayew, Kwadwo Poku, Christian Atsu, Edwin Gyasi, Gideon Waja, Alfred Duncan, Afriyie Acquah, Ebenezer Ofori, Thomas Agyepong,

Strikers: Asamoah Gyan and Jordan Ayew


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