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Sports News of Tuesday, 19 March 2019


Massive turnout as Black Stars hold first training ahead of Kenya clash

21 players turned up for training on Tuesday 21 players turned up for training on Tuesday

The Black Stars of Ghana recorded a massive turn out at training on Tuesday as they commence preparations for the final group game of the 2019 AFCON Qualifier against Kenya.

Kwesi Appiah started his preparations for Saturday’s clash with an encouraging attendance as 21 players turned up.

Led by deputy skipper Andre Ayew, the Black Stars enjoyed a normal training session at the Accra Sports Stadium.

All the foreign-based players invited turned up for training but for Kwadwo Asamoah who played late on Sunday night and Daniel Opare who is a late invitee.

All the five players who were handed their debut call-ups – Amos Frimpong, Kwame Bonsu, Joseph Aidoo, Asante and Caleb Ekuban – were present.

Kwasi Appiah and his boys will continue preparations until Friday ahead of the game against Kenya on Saturday.

Full list of players who turned up for training on Tuesday:

Richard Ofori, Felix Annan, Ati Zigi,

Lumor Agbenyenu, Joseph Aidoo, Nuhu Adams, John Boye, Kwesi Appiah, Jordan Ayew, Andre Ayew, Mubarak Wakaso, Joseph Duncan, Christian Atsu, Jeffery Schlupp, Emmanuel Boateng, Alhassan Wakaso, Thomas Partey, Nicholas Opoku, Caleb Ekuban, Amos Frimpong, Kwame Bonsu.