AFCON 2023Q: Hughton names squad for Madagascar game

Story: Sports Desk

Ernest Nuamah’s performances for Danish side, Nordjsaelland, has earned a maiden Black Stars call-up for the 19-year-old.

Head coach, Chris Hughton, has invited 24 players for Ghana’s Afcon qualifying game versus Madagascar in Antananarivo.

Nuamah has scored 15 goals in 33 appearances for Nordsjaelland, and was earlier named in the Black Meteors squad for their Afcon qualifying double-header with Algeria.

Meanwhile, Alidu Seidu and Kwasi Okyere Wreidt have earned Black Stars returns.

Captain, Andre Ayew and his vice, Thomas Partey maintain their spots alongside, Mohammed Kudus and Jordan Ayew.

But there is no place for Club Brugge’s Kamal Sowah, who has been called-up four times, but had yet to make a competitive debut.

Bournemouth’s Antoine Semenyo also misses out due to injury.

Here’s the full squad:

The Black Stars face Madagascar on June 18 and sit top of Group E, with 8 points.

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