Reports Kwadwo Asamoah opts out of AFCON 2017

The Black Stars midfielder will not take part in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations for fear picking up an injury, according reports in the local media.

  • Published:
play Kwadwo Asamoah opts out of AFCON 2017
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

Kwadwo Asamoah has opted out of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) to be staged in Gabon in January next year, according to reports circulating in the local media

It is reported on several media platforms in Kumasi, where the Juventus midfielder hails from that the he has told Avram Grant he should not hand him a call-up to feature for Ghana in the continental showpiece.

Kwadwo Asamoah hasn’t played for Ghana under coach Avram Grant since he took over the team late 2014 due to recurring injuries.

READ MORE: Photos Black Queens demonstrate over unpaid winning bonusesbullet

Asamoah was expected to return to the Black Stars for the AFCON, but he suffered another injury setback and has just returned to feature for Juventus.

Avram Grant is yet to name his squad for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations to be held in Gabon from 14th January to 5th February.

READ MORE: African Player of the Year Top five greats who never won itbullet

Ghana have been drawn in the same group with Egypt, Uganda and Congo.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos





Top Articles

1 Sex Scandal Top GFA officials suspended by FIFA for sexual harassmentbullet
2 Black Stars "I will thank Jose Mourinho for my life"- Sulley Muntaribullet
3 Video The bizarre penalty decision that landed ref J.O Lamptey life banbullet
4 Friendly Match Ghana line-up friendly against Mexico in USAbullet
5 Ghana Premier League Juju scandal hits Hearts-Kotoko clash againbullet
6 Breaking News Michael Essien's wife buys club in Italybullet
7 The Mystery Top seven juju scandals that rocked...bullet
8 Video Penalty or not? Watch Hearts' controversial penalty...bullet
9 Serie A I have got my confidence back - Kwadwo Asamoahbullet
10 Ghanaian Players Abroad Kwadwo Asamoah named in Serie...bullet

Top Videos

1 Video Anas Mohammed thanks his wife & girlfriend in man of the match speechbullet
2 Video Afriyie Acquah scores a screamer against Inter Milan in Serie Abullet
3 Video Hearts 1-0 Kotoko - highlightsbullet
4 Video The bizarre penalty decision that landed ref J.O Lamptey...bullet
5 Video Watch KP Boateng's magnificent goal against Real Madridbullet
6 Video Kevin-Prince Boateng is worshipped in Las Palmas as god!bullet
7 Video Top ten best goals ever by Ghanaians in the Bundesligabullet
8 Video Juju scandal rocks Africa U-20 Championship finalbullet
9 Video Watch Ghanaian striker Boakye Yiadom score for Red...bullet
10 Video Gyan is a curse to the Black Stars- Lawyer...bullet

Sports