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Sports News of Thursday, 23 August 2018

Source: Ghana Soccernet

Black Stars to begin camping in Ethiopia on September 3rd ahead of Kenya clash

The Black Stars of Ghana will begin official camping on Monday, September 3rd in Addis Ababa - Ethiopia ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Kenya.

Head coach of the team, Kwesi Appiah named an 18 man squad for the tie and the players are expected to report on the said date as the Black Stars seek to continue it's good start to the qualifiers.

Ghana will play Kenya on September 8th in Nairobi.

The Black Stars top group F of the continent's qualifiers for next year's nations cup after beating Ethiopia 5-0 in the opener in Kumasi last year.

Kwesi Appiah dropped captain Asamoah Gyan as well as the Ayew brothers, who have been out of his squad since the World Cup qualifier draw against Congo in Kumasi.

Meanwhile, there is a return for Kwadwo Asamoah after four years of national team football exile. The Inter Milan star makes a return to Appiah's squad since playing for the Black Stars at the FIFA World Cup in Brazil 2014.

Belgium based striker William Owusu of Royal Antwerp is the only new addition to the squad as Emmanuel Boateng of Levante misses out through injury.

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