CAN 2008 : Ghana. Loosing to a rickety team and a royal welcome home???


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CAN 2008 : Ghana. Loosing to a rickety team and a royal welcome home???

In a few days Ghana faces Guinea in an opening match. Last week, The All-Star-Cast-Black-Stars lost to a small town Dubai team. The Ghana News Agency reports that they arrived to a tumultous welcome at the airport. Was it encouragement or blind star worship? Way to go, LeRoy !

Coach : Claude Le Roy’s selection.
Captain :

Goalkeepers:
Richard Kingson (Birmingham City, England),
Sammy Adjei (Ashdod, Israel),
Fatau Dauda (Ashantigold, Ghana)

Defence:
John Paintsil (West Ham, England),
Nana Kwasi Asare (FC Mechelon, Belgium),
John Mensah (Rennes, France),
Alhassan Illiasu (FC Saturn, Russia),
Harrison Afful(Asante Kotoko,Ghana),
Hans Adu Sarpei(Bayern Leverkusen,Germany)

Midfielders:
Anthony Annan (I.K. Start, Norway),
Eric Addo (PSV Eindhoven, Holland),
Michael Essien (Chelsea, England),
Bernard Kumodzi (Panionios FC, Greece),
Laryea Kingston (Hearts, Scotland),
Haminu Draman (Locomotiv Moscow, Russia),
Sulley Muntari (Portsmouth, England),
Andre Ayew (Olympique Marseille, France),
Ahmed Barruso (AS Roma, Italy)


Strikers:

Asamoah Gyan (Udinese, Italy),
Baffuor Gyan (FC Saturn, Russia),
Junior Agogo (Nottingham Forest, England),
Quincy Owusu-Abeyie (Celta Vigo, Spain),
Kwadwo Asamoah (Liberty Professionals, Ghana)

Others include:
Left-back – Harrison Afful,
Goalkeeper – Fatau Dauda ,
forward – Kwadwo Asamoah
and Quincy Abeyie (Celta Vigo)

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