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FC Köln defender, Kingsley Schindler has been called up to replace the injured Tariq Lamptey for this month’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Angola.

The German born player who is receiving his maiden call-up by Ghana arrived in Accra on Monday to join the rest of the squad for the double-header against Angola.

Tariq Lamptey who was initially included in Chris Hughton’s  25-man squad for the AFCON Qualifiers has been forced to withdraw due to injury.

The 29-year old Schindler has made 26 appearances for the Bundesliga side this season.

Meanwhile Seventeen (17) players are in camp ahead of the trip to Kumasi on Tuesday afternoon.

They include Abdul Manaf Nurudeen, Joseph Wollacott, Alexander Djiku, Denis Odoi, Kingsley Schindler, Patrick Kpozo, Daniel Amartey, Joseph Aidoo, Andre Ayew, Joseph Painstil, Ransford Yeboah, Inaki Williams, Antoine Semenyo, Jordan Ayew, Mohammed Salisu, Majeed Ashimeru and Edmund Addo.

The remaining players are expected in camp on Tuesday morning ahead of the trip.

Ghana will take on Angola in the first leg against Angola on Thursday, March 23 before heading to Luanda for the reverse fixture on March 27.

 

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