Ghana coach, Otto Addo has named three Moldovan-based Ghanaian players, Edmund Addo, Mudasiru Salifu and Patrick Kpozo in Ghana’s 55-man preliminary squad ahead of the upcoming FIFA World Cup.
Mudasiru and Patrick Kpozo’s names appeared in Ghana’s squad for the first time following their blistering performances with Sheriff Tiraspol this season.
The ex-Asante Kotoko midfield gent has featured in nine games for the Moldovan giants since joining them in July on loan from the Ghanaian champions. He was featured in the six group games in the Europa League having played against Cristiano Rinaldo’s Manchester United together with the ex-Inter Allies defender, Patrick Kpozo.
Meanwhile, Edmund Addo is yet to feature for the club since April after helping the Yellow-Blacks to beat FC Dinamo-Auto 3-2 in the Moldovan Cup.
The 22-year-old participated in the Kirin Cup held in Japan with Ghana.
However, Otto Addo has up to November 14 to name his final 26-man squad for the tournament.
He will lead Ghana to its fourth World Cup appearance after claiming a surprise qualification at the expense of Nigeria in the final eliminator in the African qualifiers.
The Black Stars will play Switzerland in a final preparatory game before the tournament kicks start on November 20, 2022.
Ghana plays Portugal in their first opening game of the tournament before facing South Korea in the second game and the titanic clash against Uruguay in the final group game.