Thomas Partey absent as Ghana confirms AFCON 2023 27-man squad


Thomas Partey has been omitted as Ghana through a press conference confirmed the 27-man squad that will represent the country at AFCON 2023.

The press conference which was held today, Monday, January 1, 2023, saw the Black Stars of Ghana head coach Chris Hughton, reveal that Thomas Partey was exempted from the squad due to his injury issues.

It was revealed that the Arsenal midfielder just resumed training and is not match fit to be included in the squad. Brighton's Tariq Lamptey was also exempted from the squad with home based players also getting an opportunity to play on the big stage.

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The full 27-man squad for Ghana:


Lawrence Ati Zigi

Richard Ofori

Jojo Wollacott


Alidu Seidu

Dennis Odoi

Kingsley Schindler

Gideon Mensah

Issahaku Fatawu

Daniel Amartey

Nich Opoku

Alexander Djiku

Mohammed Salisu


Samed Salis

Baba Iddrisu

Majeed Ashimeru

Elisha Owusu

Richmond Lamptey

Mohammed Kudus

Andre Ayew

Ransford Konigsdorffer

Osman Bukari

Joseph Paintsil

Jordan Ayew

Ernest Nuamah


Inaki Williams

Antoine Semenyo

Jonathan Sowah