Team Ghana has landed in Egypt ahead of the 2017 Hockey Africa Cup of Nations for men and women scheduled to kick start this weekend.
The contingent made up of 18 members each for both male and female teams, two coaches for each side, a medical team and umpires left Accra for the host city of Ismaila on Monday night.
Ghana will be chasing qualification for next year’s World Cup in India’s Bhubaneswar (for men) and London (for Women) during the October 22-29 championship.
Ghana will face hosts Egypt, defending champions South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, and Zambia in the race to win the Championship and secure Africa’s only ticket to the World Cup in both Male and Female categories.
Egypt is hosting the Hockey Africa Cup of Nations for the third time in history after doing so in 1974 and 1983.
Goalkeepers: Eugene Acheampong (GRA) and Karikari Jeffery (Trustees).
Defenders: Nsalbini Salya (Trustees), Abbiw Charles (Police), Ntiamoah Alfred (Police), Damalie Luke (GRA), Ernest Opoku (GRA), Stephen Ofosu Asamoah (Trustees) and Samuel Akpene Agbeli (Trustees).
Midfielders: Akaba Elikem (Exchequers), Akaba Emmanuel (Exchequers), Samuel Afari (Trustees), Damalie Matthew (GRA), George Asiedu (Exchequers) and Ankomah Emmanuel (Exchequers).
Strikers: Micheal Baiden (Free State), Francis Lartey Tetteh (Trustees) and Micheal Akuamoah (GRA).
Full Squad: Umaru Nafisatu (Police ladies), Benedicta Adjei (Reformers), Adiza Suleman (GRA), Ampem Darko (Reformers), Cecilia Amoako (Police), Emelia Fosua (GRA), Berko Mavis (GRA), Azuma Bridget (Police), Martha Sarfoa (Police).
Bamfo Racheal (Extinguishers), Opoku Elizabeth (GRA), Narkuo Vivian (GRA), Sarfo Roberta (GRA), Lydia Afriyie (GRA), Cecilia Amoako (Police), Serwaa Boakye (Police), Janet Adampa (GRA) and Deborah Whyte (GRA).