Jordan Ayew And 4 Other Players Join Black Stars Camp Ahead Of International Friendlies

Five players including Crystal Palace forward Jordan Ayew have joined the Black Stars team for preparations ahead of the international friendlies next week.

Jordan Ayew, Baba Abdul Rahman, Fatawu Issahaku, Samuel Owusu, and France-based Alexander Djiku joined their teammates in Cape Coast for training on Friday as they team prepares for the matches against Morocco and Ivory Coast.

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The number of players in camp has now risen to 23 despite allowing the locally based players return to their clubs for match day 28 games in the Premier League.

Rashid Nortey (Medeama SC), Ismail Ganiyu (Asante Kotoko) and Gladson Awako (Great Olympics) were all released to join their clubs on Friday.

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The Black Stars will play the Atlas Lions of Morocco in Rabat on June 8 before hosting the Elephants of the Ivory Coast in Cape Coast on Saturday, June 12, 2021.

The Squad in camp:

Goalkeepers: Razak Abalora, Lawrence Ati-Zigi, Ibrahim Danlad

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Defenders: Gideon Mensah, Andy Yiadom, Philemon Baffuor, Daniel Amartey, Joseph Agyei, Nicholas Opoku, Ismail Ganiyu (released), Alexander Djiku, Baba Abdul Rahman

Midfielders: Emmanuel Lomotey, Kudus Mohammed, Baba Idrissu, Moro Salifu, Gladson Awako (released), Rashid Nortey (released), Abdul Fatawu Issahaku

Strikers: Emmanuel Gyasi, Kwame Opoku, Joel Fameyeh, Jordan Ayew, Samuel Owusu.