‘Magical’ Augustine Okrah handed debut Black Stars call up ahead of Afcon qualifiers


The in-form winger has been named as part of the Black Stars’ squad for the Afcon qualifiers

Bechem United midfielder Augustine Okrah has been named in Ghana’s squad to play in 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers next weekend.

The 28-year-old, who has been in a splendid form in Ghana Premier League and FA Cup was called by Black Stars coach Otto Addo alongside Hearts of Oak striker Daniel Afriyie Barnieh.

Okrah has scored 13 Premier League goals and provided six assists as well as netting four goals in the FA Cup as Bechem have made it to the final.

Returning to the squad is skipper Andre Ayew who missed the 2022 Fifa World Cup playoffs against Nigeria in March.

Also, Jonathan Mensah, Wakaso Mubarak and Kamaldeen Sulemana have also been given another chance to rejoin the team.


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