Hudson Odoi & Tariq out as coach Otto Addo names 33 man squad for 2023 AFCON qualifiers


The newly confirmed Coach Otto Addo-led four-man Black Stars technical team have announced a 33-man squad for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers and the international friendlies.

Ghana will square off against Madagascar on June 1 before playing the Central Africa Republic four days later.

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The Black Stars will also be involved in the Kirin Cup tournament in Japan next month as part of preparations for the World Cup.

The four-time African champions will be welcoming the services of experienced midfielder Mubarak Wakaso, Kamaldeen Sulemana and Jonathan Mensah after the trio missed out on the World Cup qualifiers in March.

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two locally-based players namely Daniel Afriyie Barnieh and Augustine Okrah have also earned their call-ups to coach Otto Addo’s squad but the key absentee is vice-captain Thomas Partey, who is recuperating from his thigh injury sustained in April.

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