Phakaaathi Reporter
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28 Aug 2015
3:34 pm

Gyimah in Ghana squad for Rwanda clash

Phakaaathi Reporter

Ghana coach Avram Grant has included Orlando Pirates midfielder Edwin Gyimah in his 24-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations Gabon 2017 qualifier against Rwanda next month.

Gyimah Edwin of Ghana Black Stars during Ghana Black Stars Afcon Qualifies Training (Christian Thompson/BackpagePix)

The Black Stars engage Congo in a friendly in Brazzaville on Tuesday, September 1 before travelling to Kigali three days to face Amavubi of Rwanda in the Group H qualifier.

Grant has handed a maiden call-up to Italy-based Godfred Donsah, who recently joined Serie A side, Bologna.

Midfielder Andre Ayew makes a return to the team after missing out on the opening qualifier against Mauritius. Also included is Richmond Boakye Yiadom, who has been in and out of the team.

Ghana and Rwanda share top spot in Group H with three points apiece.

Full squad:

Goalkeepers: Razak Braimah (Cordoba, Spain), Fatau Dauda (AshGold), Richard Ofori (Wa All Stars)

Defenders: Harrison Afful (Columbus Crew, USA), John Boye (Sivasspor, Turkey), Jonathan Mensah (Evian, France), Jeffery Schlupp (Leicester City, England), Baba Rahman (Chelsea, England), Gyimah Edwin (Orlando Pirates, South Africa), Daniel Amartey, (FC Copenhagen, Denmark)

Midfielders: Rabiu Mohammed (Krasnodar, Russia), Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu (Udinese, Italy), Afriyie Acquah (Torino, Italy), Solomon Asante (T.P. Mazembe, DR Congo), Christian Atsu (Bournemouth, England), Andre Ayew (Swansea City, UK) Mubarak Wakaso (Rubin Kazan, Russia), Bernard Mensah (Getafe, Spain), Godfred Donsah (Bologna, Italy)

Strikers: Asamoah Gyan (SIPG Shanghai, China), Jordan Ayew (Aston Villa, England), Ebenezer Assifuah (Sion, Switzerland), David Accam (Chicago Fire, USA), Richmond Boakye Yiadom(Atalanta, Italy).