Black Stars coach Kwesi Appiah after winning the crucial game against Zambia has name 17 man-squad to face Japan in a friendly match. The coach has dropped some key players like Michael Essien, Dede Ayew, Mubarak Wakaso, Asamoah Gyan, Agyeman Badu, and Kevin Prince Boateng who couldn't play the game against Zambia due to injury situation.
The Black Stars left Ghana immediately after friday's 2-1 victory against Zambia. This friendly game is to help the coach assess his other players ahead of the crucial World cup play-offs next month.
Ghana Squad for Japan friendly:
Goalkeepers: Fatau Dauda (Orlando Pirates, South Africa), Razak Braimah (Guadalajara, Spain)
Defenders: Samuel Inkoom (Dnipro, Ukraine), Daniel Opare (Standard Liege, Belgium), Harrison Afful (Esperance, Tunisia), Kissi Boateng (TP Mazembe, DR Congo), John Boye (Rennes, France), Jonathan Mensah (Evian, France), Rashid Sumaila (Mamelodi Sundowns, South Africa)
Midfielders: Rabiu Mohammed (Kuban Krasnodar, Russia), Yussif Raman Chibsah (Sassuolo, Italy), Albert Adomah (Middlesbrough, England), Solomon Asante (TP Mazembe, DR Congo) Christian Atsu (Vitesse Arnhem, Holland), Frank Acheampong (Anderlecht, Belgium)
Strikers: Abdul Majeed Waris (Spartak Moscow, Russia), Mahatma Otoo (Sogndal, Norway)
The match will be played on the 10th of september 2013.