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Ghana Announce Final World Cup Squad

Ghana head coach Kwesi Appiah has announced his final 23-man squad for the World Cup.

The announcement cames a day after the Black Stars lost 1-0 to Netherlands at the Feyenoord Stadium on Saturday, while defender Jerry Akaminko looks set to miss the finals, after injuring his ankle in the closing stages against the dutch.

Appiah's men start their World Cup campaign on June 21 against the USA, the take on favourites Germany, before tackling Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal.

There are four African-based players in the squad including two from the South African PSL, Rashid Sumaila from Mamelodi Sundowns and Fatau Dauda from Orlando Pirates.

There was no place for Leicester City's Jeffery Schlupp, injured Akaminko and David Accam from Helsingborg.

Here is the full squad:

Goalkeepers: Fatau Dauda (Orlando Pirates), Adam Kwarasey (Stromsgodset), Stephen Adams (Aduana Stars)

Defenders: Rashid Sumaila (Mamelodi Sundowns), Samuel Inkoom (Platanias), Daniel Opare (Standard Liege), Harrison Afful (Esperance), John Boye (Rennes), Jonathan Mensah (Evian)

Midfielders: Michael Essien (AC Milan), Sulley Muntari (AC Milan), Rabiu Mohammed (Kuban Krasnodar), Kwadwo Asamoah (Juventus), Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu (Udinese), Afriyie Acquah (Parma), Christian Atsu (Vitesse), Albert Adomah (Middlesbrough), Mubarak Wakaso (Rubin Kazan), Andre Ayew (Marseille)

Strikers: Jordan Ayew (Sochaux), Asamoah Gyan (Al Ain), Kevin-Prince Boateng (Schalke 04), Abdul Majeed Waris (Valenciennes)

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