Today January 18, 2022

Milovan Rajevac announces Black Stars provisional squad for 2021 Afcon

Ghana coach, Milovan Rajevac has announced his provisional squad for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations [Afcon].

The Serbian gaffer named his squad for the 33rd edition of Africa’s prestigious tournament on Tuesday at the headquarters of the Ghana Football Association [GFA].

The squad is mainly dominated by European players but five Ghana Premier League players were named in the squad.

Richard Attah of Hearts of Oak, Philemon Baffour and Abdul Fatawu Issahaku all of Dreams FC, David Abagna of RTU and Maxwell Abbey Quaye of Great Olympics made the cut.

The local contingent will travel to Doha on Wednesday where they will team up with the rest of the invited players

The Black Stars will open camp on Wednesday, December 23, 2021, to begin preparations for the tournament. The four-time Africa champions will open camp in Doha, Qatar.

The team will be in Doha for a period of three weeks to prepare for the Tournament scheduled for Cameroon from January 9 to February 6, 2022.

The Black Stars will play three international friendly matches in Qatar to give Coach Milovan Rajevac the opportunity to assess his squad for the Tournament.

Ghana are expected to play a yet-to-named club side on Tuesday, December 28, before taking on one of the Africa Cup of Nations qualified teams on Friday, January 1, 2022, in another friendly.

The team will wrap up their test matches against African Champions Algeria on Wednesday, January 5, 2022.

Ghana is in Group C alongside Morocco, Gabon and Comoros

The Black Stars will face North African side Morocco in the opening group C game in Yaounde.

Source: Modern Ghana

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