GFA vows not to release Black stars squad for WC Cup Play-off

GFA has promised not to release the Black Stars squad for the World Cup Play-off against Nigeria as a surprise strategy.

Ghana Football Association (GFA) would not reveal the Black Stars team ahead of their playoff encounter against Nigeria according to reports.

The Ghana Football Association has decided not to announce the Black Stars team ahead of the playoff versus Nigeria as a surprise ploy, according to Nhyira power sports.

Nhyira power sports
Nhyira power sports


According to other reports, one local player would be named to the Black Stars’ roster for the match against Nigeria. Dennis Korsah is the caller. Due to Baba’s injuries, he’s been called in.

Goalkeepers Ibrahim Danlad of Asante Kotoko SC and Richard Attah of Hearts of Oak have been left out of Ghana’s roster for the next World Cup play-off.

Ibrahim Danlad and Richard Attah

According to, the two will not be included in the Black Stars’ roster that will face Nigeria later this month. Goalkeepers for the play-off will be Swindon Town’s Joseph Wollacott, Richard Ofori, and Belgium’s Abdul Manaf Nurudeen, according to the German-based coach.

This season, Attah and Ibrahim have been brilliant in the Ghana Premier League, and fans were hoping to see at least one of them face the Super Eagles in Ghana.

For the games against the Super Eagles, interim coach Otto Addo is expected to provide debut invitations to eight players.


Alhaji Grunsah, a Black Star Management Committee member, on [Angel FM teases Ghana squad vs. Nigeria].

“We have to thank God that Otto Addo and his men have successfully spoken to some players who had previously turned down our invitations. We just have to pray for them and support them”.

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Otto Addo, the interim head coach, is scheduled to announce his lineup for the doubleheader matches next week.

On Friday, March 25, 2022, at the Cape Coast Stadium, the Black Stars face Nigeria in the opening leg of the important encounter.

Nigeria will host the second leg at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja four days later.


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