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Local Players, Danlad And Barnieh Make Black Stars Squad For World Cup


Ghana Premier League duo Ibrahim Danlad and Daniel Afriyie Barnieh have been included in Otto Addo’s final Black Stars squad for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

The two players are officially the 7th and 8th locally-based Black Stars players in history to make the squad for a World Cup.

In 2006, four locally based players were called whilst one each were added to that of the 2010 and 2014 squads. Danlad has established himself as an important goalkeeper for Asante Kotoko, Black Meteors and the Black Galaxies in the last two years whilst Barnieh is a leader at Hearts of Oak in the Ghana Premier League.

Barnieh has scored four goals in all competitions this season, helping the Black Galaxies to a place in the African Nations Championship following a win over Nigeria.

Ghana will take on Switzerland in their final pre-world cup friendly on Thursday, November 17 and play their first World Cup match against Portugal on November 24.

Credit: 3news.com

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