AFCON 2023: GFA release official jersey numbers for Black Stars squad

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The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has released the Black Stars official shirt numbers for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament.

The Black Stars are just 10 days away from their opening game of the continental showpiece which will be staged in Ivory Coast.

Ghana is currently camping in Kumasi after rescinding the decision to move to Johannesburg, South Africa, following public outcry.

The Black Stars are housed in Group B for the competition alongside Cape Verde, Egypt and Mozambique.

Chris Hughton’s 27-man squad now know the jersey number they will be donning when they take to the field in Ivory Coast.

With Thomas Partey ruled out of action, Majeed Ashimeru takes the Arsenal man’s number 8 jersey while Andre Ayew and Jordan Ayew maintain their No. 10 and 9 respectively.

The Ghana Premier League trio of Richmond Lamptey, Jonathan Sowah and Abdul Fatawu Hamid have been given numbers 22, 27 and 17 respectively.

Here is the full list of jersey numbers for the 2023 Black Stars squad:


Joseph Wollacott- 12

Richard Ofori- 1

Lawrence Ati-Zigi- 16


Alidu Seidu- 2

Denis Odoi- 3

Mohammed Salisu- 6

Kingsley Schindler- 5

Nicholas Opoku- 4

Alexander Djiku- 23

Daniel Amartey- 18

Gideon Mensah- 14

Abdul Fatawu Hamid- 17


Ransford-Yeboah Königsdörffer- 7

Majeed Ashimeru- 8

Andre Ayew- 10

Abdul Salis Samed- 21

Iddrissu Baba- 26

Mohammed Kudus- 20

Richmond Lamptey- 22

Elisha Owusu- 15


Jordan Ayew- 9

Joseph Paintsil- 13

Osman Bukari- 11

Inaki Williams- 19

Antoine Semenyo- 25

Jonathan Sowah- 27

Ernest Nuamah- 24

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