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Two players withdraw from Black Stars squad for Madagascar, Comoros games

Two players withdraw from Black Stars squad for Madagascar, Comoros games

 

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has announced the withdrawal of two players from the Black Stars squad to face Madagascar and Comoros in the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

The duo of Abdul Mumin and Kamaldeen Sulemana have pulled out of the Black Stars squad due to injury setbacks.

A statement from the GFA reads, “Medeama SC defender Nurudeen Abdulai and Abdul Fatawu Issahaku of Leicester City have been called up in replace of Abdul Mumin and KamalDeen Sulemana for the FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Madagascar and Comoros.

“KamalDeen Sulemana and Abdul Mumin were part of the 25-man squad for the game but have pulled out. Nurudeen and Issahaku have since joined the squad to prepare for the double header.”

The The Black Stars opened camp in Accra Monday ahead of their trip to Kumasi to continue their preparations for the first game against Madagascar scheduled for the Baba Yara Sports stadium on Friday, November 17, 2023.

Ghana will later take on Comoros in Moroni on Tuesday, November 21, 2023.

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