AFCON 2019: Black Stars completes first training session with 23 players

The Black Stars of Ghana officially begun their two weeks camping at the United Arab Emirates.

The team trained at the Jebel Ali Centre of Excellence in Dubai with twenty-three out of the twenty-nine player’s provisional squad named for the 2019 Cup of Nations in Egypt.

The Black Stars were training for the first time since arriving in the World’s tenth busiest city on Sunday to commence preparations ahead of the continental showpiece later this month.

Below are list of the 23 present who were present at the team’s first training:


Lawrence Ati- Zigi & Felix Annan.


Andy Yiadom, Abdul Baba Rahman, Lumor Agbenyenu, Kassim Nuhu, John Boye, Joseph Aidoo, Nuhu Musah, Joseph Attamah, Mohammed Alhassan.


Kwadwo Asamoah, Andre Ayew, Christian Atsu, Samuel Owusu, Thomas Agyepong, Yaw Yeboah and Abdul Fatawu.


Asamoah Gyan, Jordan Ayew, Abdul Majeed Waris, Caleb Ekuban Kwabena  Owusu.

Players yet to arrive at the team’s camp:

Richard Ofori, Ebenezer Ofori, Afriyie Acquah, Mubarak Wakasu, Thomas Partey and Jonathan Mensah.

The team is expected to play South Africa and Namibia in a friendly before the final 23 man squad is named for the tournament which starts on June 21 to July 19.

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