AFCON 2017: Avram Grant to submit final squad today

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Ghana coach Avram Grant is expected to present his final for the African Cup of Nations later today.

Per the rules of the tournament all participating teams must present their final 23-man squad 10 days before the start of the competition.

Avram Grant who named a squad of 26 players for their training tour in Dubai is expected to prune the team down to 23 with 3 players facing the unfortunate axe.

The team will hold three training sessions in Dubai with the three axed after the third session.

Avram’s 26 man squad has seen a mixture of old and new faces and it will be intriguing to see who makes the final list.

The 26 man squad contains 3 goalkeepers,  8 defenders, 8 midfielders and 7 strikers.

Goalkeepers: Razak Braimah (Cordoba, Spain), Adam Kwarasey (Rosenborg, Norway) Richard Ofori (Wa All Stars)

Defenders: Harrison Afful (Columbus Crew, USA), Andy Yiadom (Barnsley, England), Baba Rahman (Schalke, Germany), Frank Acheampong (Anderlecht, Belgium), (John Boye (Sivasspor, Turkey), Jonathan Mensah (Anzhi, Russia), Daniel Amartey (Leicester City, England), Edwin Gyimah (Orlando Pirates, South Africa)

Midfielders: Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu (Udinese, Italy), Afriyie Acquah (Torino, Italy), Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid, Spain) Mubarak Wakaso (Panathinaikos, Greece), Christian Atsu (Newcastle, England), Ebenezer Ofori (AIK Stockholm, Sweden), Samuel Tetteh (Leifering, Austria), Joseph Larweh Attamah (Başakşehir, Turkey)

Forwards: Asamoah Gyan (Al Ahli, UAE) Jordan Ayew (Aston Villa, England), Abdul-Majeed Waris (Lorient, France), Andre Ayew (West Ham, England), Ebenezer Assifuah (Sion, Switzerland), Bernard Tekpetey (Schalke, Germany), Rahpael Dwamena (Austria Lustenau, Austria)


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