AFCON QUALIFIERS: Sheriff Tiraspol defender Patrick Kpozo earns call-up for Ghana’s AFCON clash against Angola
Moldova-based defender Patrick Kpozo has earned national team call-up for Ghana’s upcoming Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Angola later this month.
The 25-year-old defender who has been phenomenal for Sheriff Tiraspol making close to 23 appearance in all competitions this season including 6 Europa League matches has secured his debut Black Stars call-up.
In Chris Hughton 25-man squad, he could not snub the left-back but to invite him for double-header encounter against Angola. Ghana will play Angola in Kumasi on March 23, 2023 before travelling to Luanda for the reverse fixture three days later at the Estadio de 11 Novembro at 17H00.
Kpozo was invited alongside Gideon Mensah of Auxerre to beat Angola for qualification.
Ghana are top of Group E with 4 points following a 3-0 win over Madagascar and a 1-1 draw against Central African Republic.
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Goalkeepers: Lawrence Ati Zigi (FC St. Gallen), Abdul Manaf Nurudeen (Eupen), Joseph Wollacott (Charlton Athletic)
Defenders: Tariq Lamptey (Brighton and Hove Albion), Denis Odoi (Club Brugge), Gideon Mensah (Auxerre), Patrick Kpozo (Sheriff Tiraspol), Daniel Amartey (Leicester City), Joseph Aidoo (Celta Vigo), Mohammed Salisu (Southampton FC), Alexander Djiku (Strasbourg)
Midfielders: Thomas Partey (Arsenal FC), Majeed Ashimeru (RSC Anderlecht), Abdul Salis Samed (Lens), Edmund Addo (Spartak Subotica)
Wingers: Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace), Osman Bukari (Red Star Belgrade), Joseph Painstil (Genk), Kamal Deen Sulemana (Southampton FC), Ransford Yeboah Königsdörffer (Hamburger SV)
Forwards: Mohammed Kudus (Ajax Amsterdam), Andre Ayew (Nottingham Forest), Kamal Sowah (Club Brugge), Inaki Williams (Athletic Bilbao), Antoine Semenyo (AFC Bournemouth).
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