The former Chelsea manager axed experienced defender Samuel Inkoom from the provisional 25-man that trained in Seville in Spain and maintained debutant Daniel Amartey who plays for FC Copenhagen.
Another talking point has been Kwesi Appiah’s inclusion in the final squad when he has no tournament experience and has been playing in the lower divisions of English Premier League.
Norway-based striker Mahatma Otoo was handed a late call-up when medical team realized
Below are thoughts of journalists in Ghana and abroad sharing their thoughts on Ghana’s final squad for the tournament.
The strikers we are taking to #afcon2015 . Hmmmm. Honestly not sure. Always been our weakness. Once again all the pressure on Gyan again
— Michael Oti Adjei (@OtiAdjei) January 8, 2015
I know it is only on paper, but the #Ghana squad for #AFCON2015 is not a world-beating select. #Bafana can beta this side.
— Neil Greig (@NeilGreigSoccer) January 8, 2015
How Kwesi Appiah made the cut for the AFCON squad is just funny.
— Akosua Addai Amoo (@akosuaamoo) January 8, 2015
I heard Adusei should have been picked because he is good at penalties.hmm
— Xin Nian de Akoto (@eastsportsman) January 8, 2015
Reports am gathering indicates that Schlupp,Inkoom,Adusei,Moro,all dropped from #Ghana squad but Mahatma Otoo has been recalled @fiifianaman
— Evans Gyamera-Antwi (@ashesgyamera) January 7, 2015
Acheampong and Amartey made AFCON squad ..Avram Grant heeded my tips in this piece http://t.co/3SwO7Z66o3 #AFCON2015 #Ghana
— nii ayitey tetteh (@niithesoccerguy) January 8, 2015