Dede Ayew, Adiyiah And Others Join Black Stars

Milovan Rajevac has included six members of the World U-20 winning team in his squad to face Mali in the final game of the African qualifiers for the 2010 World Cup and an international friendly with Angola. Andre Ayew, Samuel Inkoom, Daniel Addo, Dominic Adiyiah, Agyemang Badu and goalkeeper Daniel Adjei join the 20-man Ghana squad which is announced today for the home game at the Baba Yara Stadium on November 15 and an international friendly three days later with hosts of next year’s CAN, Angola. The call ups represent the first for Daniel Addo, Dominic Adiyiah, goalkeeper Daniel Adjei and Lee Addy. Rajevac also recalls Kwadwo Asamoah who returns from a four-month injury lay off while Andre Ayew gets his call in over a year. Ghana will head into the final qualifier on the continent having already secured their places at the Nations Cup in Angola and the World Cup to be hosted by South Africa. The Black Stars sit top in Group D, four points ahead of their opponents, Mali for the November 15 game. The friendly with Angola would be played in Luanda on November 18 as the CAN hosts test their stadium ahead of the finals. Ghana squad Goalkeepers: Richard Kingson (Wigan Athletic, England), Daniel Adjei (Liberty Professionals, Ghana) Defenders: John Paintsil (Fulham, England), Samuel Inkoom (Basel, Switzerland), Jonathan Quartey (Nice, France), Eric Addo (Roda JC, Holland) Isaac Vorsah (Hoffenheim, Germany) Lee Addy (Berekum Chelsea, Ghana) Daniel Addo (King Faisal, Ghana) Midfielders: Stephen Appiah (Bologna, Italy), Michael Essien (Chelsea, England), Anthony Annan (Rosenborg, Norway), Andre Ayew (Arles-Avagnon, France), Agyemang Badu (Asante Kotoko, Ghana) Sulley Muntari (Inter Milan, Italy) Attackers: Asamoah Gyan (Rennes, France), Matthew Amoah (NAC Breda, Holland), Dominic Adiyiah (Fredrikstad FK, Norway) Rahim Ayew (Zamalek, Egypt) Kwadwo Asamoah (Udinese, Italy).