The Black Stars of Ghana have begun camping in France to prepare for international friendly matches against Brazil and Nicaragua.[ads2]
Coach Otto Addo and his backroom staff opened camp in France on Monday, September 19, 2022 with twenty-five players arriving from their different clubs.
Four players namely Daniel Amartey of Leicester City, Felix Afena-Gyan of Cremonese, Mohammed Salisu of Southampton in England and goalkeeper Richard Ofori are yet to arrive in Black Stars camp.[ads3]
Ghana will face multiple world cup champions Brazil in an international friendly match at the Stade Oceane in Le Havre in France on September 23 before playing Nicaragua at the Estadio Francisco Artes Carrasco in Spain on September 27, 2022.
The two friendly matches is to serve as preparations for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar slated for November with Ghana paired in group H alongside Portugal, Uruguay and Korea Republic.[ads4]
Notable among the players currently in camp include skipper Andre Ayew, Inaki Williams, Jordan Ayew, Thomas Partey, Alexander Djiku, Dennis Odoi, Gideon Mensah, Abdul Baba Rahman, Joseph Wollacott, Joseph Aidoo, Kudus Mohammed, Daniel Kofi Kyere, Fatawu Issahaku, Baba Iddrisu and Kamaldeen Sulemana.
Others include Daniel Afriyie Barnieh, Osman Bukari, Antoine Semenyo, Ransford Yeboah, Tariq Lamptey, Abdul Manaf Nurudeen, Stephen Ambrosius, Elisha Owusu and Alidu Seidu.[ads5]