World Cup 2014

World Cup: Is it a leak or a fake? Ghana's 30-man provisional roster "announced"

EDIT: We've been had, folks. After finding several reports about what purported to be Ghana's 30-man roster, we felt comfortable running our own newser. It turns out, however, that the initial reports were at best a leak, and at worst a fabrication.

The Ghana FA have stated "categorically that there is absolutely no truth in the report.

"Coach Kwesi Appiah has not presented a provisional 30-man Black Stars squad to the GFA and has not prepared any such squad for any purpose."

The original version of this story went forward with the notion that Ghana had announced its official provisional roster. We regret the error.

Below you'll find the 30-man list from the leak/fabrication, which is absolutely not official.

 


Goalkeepers: Stephen Adams (Aduana Stars), Adam Kwarasey (Stromsgodset), Daniel Agyei (Free States Stars), Fatau Dauda (Orlando Pirates)

Defenders: Samuel Inkoom (Platanias), Daniel Opare (Standard Liège), Jonathan Mensah (Évian), Baba Abdul Rahman (Greuther Fürth), Harrison Afful (Espérance), John Boye (Rennes), Isaac Vorsah (Red Bull Salzburg), Jerry Akaminko (Eskisehirspor), Jeffrey Schlupp (Leicester City), Rashid Sumaila (Mamelodi Sundowns)

Midfielders: Sulley Muntari and Michael Essien (Milan), Mubarak Wakaso (Rubin Kazan), Rabiu Mohammed (Kuban Krasnodar), Kwadwo Asamoah (Juventus), Emmanuel Agyemang Badu (Udinese), Raman Chibsah (Sassuolo), André Ayew (Olympique de Marseille), Anthony Annan (Schalke 04), Christian Atsu (Vitesse), Emmanuel Frimpong (Barnsley), Albert Adomah (Middlesbrough)

Strikers: Jordan Ayew (Sochaux), Abdul Majeed Waris (Valenciennes), Kevin-Prince Boateng (Schalke 04), Asamoah Gyan (Al Ain)