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Soccer News of Tuesday, 4 September 2018

Source: GHANAsoccernet.com

Kwadwo Asamoah, Christian Atsu among players to join Black Stars today

Inter Milan playmaker Kwadwo Asamoah is among the remaining four players to join the Black Stars camp in Ethiopia today ahead of Saturday's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Kenya.

Newcastle star Christian Atsu and the America-based duo of Harrison Afful and Ebenezer Ofori will also arrive on Tuesday to complete the number of players expected to join the team.

Coach Kwesi Appiah already has 16 players in camp as they started arriving from last night to join the camp base in Addis Ababa for the match against the Hamrambee Stars.

Coach Appiah named 21 players for the tie but injuries to John Boye and Kassim Nuhu means a late call-up for Rashid Sumaila leaving the squad now at 20 players

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 Andre and Jordan, 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.