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Black Stars coach names 26-man squad for AFCON 2017

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Asamoah Gyan celebrating after scoring a goal during the ACQ at the Accra Sports Stadium in Accra, Ghana© Christian Thompson/Backpagepix

Coach Avram Grant has named his named a 26-man provisional squad for the 2017 African Cup of Nations Cup competition.

Captain Asamoah Gyan leads the side that will begin an 11-day training tour in the UAE before travelling to Gabon on January 13 for the competition.

Below is the list: Goalkeepers: Razak Braimah (Cordoba, Spain), Adam Kwarasey (Rosenborg, Norway) Richard Ofori (Wa All Stars) Defenders: Harrison Afful (Columbus Crew, USA), Andy Yiadom (Barnsley, England), Baba Rahman (Schalke, Germany), (John Boye (Sivasspor, Turkey), Jonathan Mensah (Anzhi, Russia), Daniel Amartey (Leicester City, England), Edwin Gyimah (Orlando Pirates, South Africa)

Midfielders: Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu (Udinese, Italy), Afriyie Acquah (Torino, Italy), Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid, Spain) Mubarak Wakaso (Panathinaikos, Greece), Christian Atsu (Newcastle, England), Ebenezer Ofori (AIK Stockholm, Sweden), Samuel Tetteh (Leifering, Austria), Joseph Larweh Attamah (Başakşehir, Turkey), Frank Acheampong (Anderlecht, Belgium).

Forwards: Asamoah Gyan (Al Ahli, UAE) Jordan Ayew (Aston Villa, England), Abdul-Majeed Waris (Lorient, France), Andre Ayew (West Ham, England), Ebenezer Assifuah (Sion, Switzerland), Bernard Tekpetey (Schalke, Germany), Rahpael Dwamena (Austria Lustenau, Austria).