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Asante Kotoko Midfielder Richmond Lamptey Makes Ghana Final Squad For AFCON 20231 min read

Asante Kotoko Midfielder Richmond Lamptey Makes Ghana Final Squad For AFCON 2023<span class="wtr-time-wrap after-title"><span class="wtr-time-number">1</span> min read</span>

Asante Kotoko SC midfielder Richmond Nii Lamptey has been named in Ghana’s final squad for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Cote d’Ivoire.

The 26-year-old central midfielder earned a spot in the 27-man squad list as announced by Black Stars head coach Chris Hughton on Monday morning.

Lamptey was included in the 55-man preliminary squad that was released a few weeks ago following his impressive outing in the Ghana Premier League this season.

Football connoisseurs clamoured for the inclusion of the midfielder after his outstanding performance in the Super Clash against Hearts of Oak at the Baba Yara Stadium, where Kotoko won 3-2.

Lamptey has been instrumental for the Porcupine Warriors this campaign, delivering five assists in 12 appearances so far to inspire the club to go six matches unbeaten streak.

More so, Hughton has preferred him to the other options at his position for the upcoming tournament, which will take place from Saturday, January 13, running until Sunday, February 11, 2024.

The Black Stars are drawn in Group B, where they will face record-winners Egypt, Mozambique, and Cape Verde in the group phase.

Below is the full squad;

OFFICIAL: Chris Hughton names Ghana squad for AFCON 2023


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


Iñaki Williams
Antoine Semenyo
Jonathan Sowah