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Sports News of Thursday, 8 August 2019


Ashantigold leaves Ghana on Wednesday with 18-man squad

AshantiGold FC will leave the shores of Ghana for Equatorial Guinea later on Wednesday, August 7, for their Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) Confederations Cup preliminary game on Saturday.

Ahead of the game, coach Ricardo de Rocha named his 18-man squad for the match against Equatorial Guinea side Akonangui FC.

The Obuasi based side would miss the services of two of their influential midfielders; Appiah McCarthy and Amos Nkrumah due to injury.

Meanwhile, striker Shafiu Mumuni made the list despite joining the team late following his failure to secure a deal in South Africa.

The Obuasi based club who are making a comeback into Africa after years of absence will fly to Togo en route to Equatorial Guinea

Full Squad below;

Goalkeepers: Robert Dabuo, Frank Boateng

Defenders: Kojo Amoako, Musah Mohammed, Eric Donkor, Atta Kusi, Richard Osei Agyemang, Roland Amuzuo, Yussif Mubarick

Midfielders: James Akaminko, Emmanuel Owusu, Abdul Latif Anabila, Emmanuel Osei Baffuor, Amos Addia, David Abagna, Marco Silver

Strikers: Shafui Mumuni, Mark Agyekum

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