The senior national team, Black Stars on Tuesday, commenced training at the Accra Stadium as they begin preparations for their final 2017 AFCON qualifying match against the Amavubi of Rwanda. Thirteen (13) players, out of the 23 invited, reported for the first training session, made up of three locals players and 10 professionals.
Asante Kotoko striker Dauda Mohammed who was given a late call-up, to replace the injured Ebenezer Assifuah and Mohammed Kadri and Wa All Stars goalkeeper Richard Ofori, were the three local players at the training ahead of the qualifier.
Emmanuel Agyemang Badu, Edwin Gyimah, Afriyie Acquah, John Boye, Mubarak Wakaso, Frank. Acheampong, Baba Rahman, were among the professionals who have turned up for the first training session
The Black Stars, who are leading the group with 13 points, will take on second placed Rwanda at the Accra Stadium on Saturday September 3.
Below, is the full list of players who turned up for the first training session:
Richard Ofori, Baba Rahman, Afriyie Acquah, Wakuso Mohammed, Daniel Amartey, Alfred Duncan, Dauda Mohammed, David Accam, Frank Acheampong, Yaw Yeboah, Kadri Mohammed, Edwin Gyimah, John Boye