Ashantigold SC in-form striker Shafiu Mumuni has expressed Shocked and disbelief over his Black Stars call up after becoming the only outfield local player to it into coach Kwasi Appian’s 23-man squad for the AFCON 2021 qualifier against South Africa and Sao Tome and Principel.
“This morning I saw my name in the squad and I was shocked. It is dew to hard work and determination”.he said.
He went on to say that the Shafiu we know and see in Ashantigold and saw in the Wafu tournament will be the same Shafiu in the senior national team in the upcoming qualify matches in Cape Coast.
Full list of 23 man squard
GOALKEEPERS: Richard Ofori (Maritzburg FC, South Africa), Felix Annan (Asante Kotoko, Ghana), Razak Abalora (Azam FC, Tanzania)
DEFENDERS: Andy Yiadom (Reading, England), Harrison Afful (Columbus Crew, USA), Lumor Agbenyenu (Real Mallorca, Spain), Joseph Aidoo (Celta Vigo, Spain), Joseph Aidoo (Celta Vigo, Spain), Kassim Nuhu (Fortuna Dusseldorf, Germany), Nicholas Opoku (Udinese, Italy), Mohammed Salisu (Real Valladolid, Spain)
MIDFIELDERS: Samuel Owusu (Al Fahya, Saudi Arabia), Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid, Spain), Alfred Duncan (Sassuolo, Italy), Mubarak Wakaso (Deportivo Alaves, Spain), Iddrisu Baba (Real Mallorca, Spain), Christopher Antwi-Adjei (SC Paderborn, Germany)
FORWARD: Andre Ayew (Swansea, England), Mohammed Kudus (FC Nordsjaelland, Denmark), Emmanuel Boateng (Dalian Yifang, China), Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace, England), Torric Jibril (TP Mazembe, DR Congo), Shafiu Mumuni (Ashantigold).
BY – KWESI DANIELS.