Medeama SC defender, Fatawu Hamidu, has secured a call-up to the Black Stars for Ghana’s upcoming friendly against Liberia. He replaces injured left-back Baba Abdul Rahman.
Baba was confirmed injured by the Ghana Football Association (GFA) but they refused to disclose where the PAOK defender sustained the injury.
Baba, started in Ghana’s game against Central African Republic last Thursday in their last 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers game and enjoyed 69 minutes of action as the Black Stars came from a goal down to win 2-1 against in Kumasi.
Fatawu Hamidu, 24, will now join the Black Stars squad ahead of Tuesday’s international friendly against Liberia.
The former Accra Lions and Vision FC defender has featured in Medeama’s two CAF Champions League preliminary qualifying games this season, and the Super Cup win over Dreams FC.
The game will be played at the Accra Sports Stadium as part of preparations toward the start of the 2026 World Cup qualifiers.
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