Ghana coach Otto Addo hands new faces Black Stars call-up for Nigeria, Uganda friendlies on his return


Ghana’s coach, Otto Addo, has picked a squad of 26 players for the upcoming friendly matches against Nigeria and Uganda. Among them are new faces like David Akologo from Bolivia, Ibrahim Osman from Nordsjaelland, Nathaniel Adjei from France, and Diomande Mohammed from Rangers of Scotland.

These players have caught Addo’s eye with their impressive performances for their clubs, earning them their first call-ups to the national team.

Joining them is Frederick Asare from Asante Kotoko, also making his debut appearance in the squad. These fresh additions mark the beginning of a new era under Addo’s leadership, with the friendly matches set to take place in Marrakech, Morocco.

In addition to the new recruits, familiar faces return to the squad, including Tariq Lamptey from Brighton and Hove Albion, who has recovered from an injury that kept him out of the Africa Cup of Nations. Left-back Patrick Kpozo, winger Abdul Fatawu Issahaku, and midfielder Edmund Addo also make their comeback to the team.

The squad boasts seasoned players like captain Andre Ayew, forward Jordan Ayew, Mohammed Kudus, Osman Bukari, Samed Abdul Samed, and Elisha Owusu, adding depth and experience to the lineup.

Ghana is gearing up for tough encounters against Nigeria and Uganda, with the match against Nigeria scheduled for Friday, March 22, followed by the clash against Uganda four days later. As the team prepares to take to the field, excitement brews among fans eager to see how this blend of fresh talent and seasoned veterans performs under Addo’s guidance.

Email Daily Mail GH: or
Whatsapp: +233(0)509928122


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here