Black Stars Coach, Otto Addo in collaboration with the Ghana Football Association has released provisional squad for the Black stars team ahead of 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

The list sees the inclusion of three home-based players – Danlad Ibrahim, Dennis Korsah and Daniel Afriyie Barnieh.

Kamal Sowah, Salis Abdul Samed, Ernest Nuamah, Patrick Kpozo, Mudasiru Salifu and Mohammed Dauda are handed maiden call-ups to the national team.

Mudasiru and Kpozo have been regulars in Sheriff Tiraspol’s set-up this season and were heavily involved during their Europa League campaign.

Sowah has had a good start to the 2022/23 season for Club Brugge after returning from his loan spell at the end of the season.

Samed after sealing a move to Lens has been an integral part of the team as the club occupies the second spot on the Ligue 1 table. Nuamah has been directly involved in seven goals in 14 appearances for Nordsjaelland in the Danish league campaign.

There are returns for Abdul Mumin, Jonathan Mensah, Richmond Boakye-Yiadom, Mubarak Wakasu, Joel Fameye, Lawrence Ati-Zigi and a host of others as Addo and his technical team look set to wrap up preparations for the World Cup.

The Black Stars are expected to open camping ahead of the tournament on November 10 in Abu Dhabi before facing Switzerland seven days later.

Ghana will play its first game at the Mundial against Portugal on November 24.

By Isaac

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