BRISTOL CITY STRIKER ANTOINE SEMENYO DROPPED FROM GHANA SQUAD FOR CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC MATCH
Bristol City attacker Antoine Semenyo dropped from the Ghana squad to face the Central African Republic on Sunday
Ghana head coach Stars Otto Addo has omitted Antoine Semenyo from his 25-man squad for the clash against the Central African Republic (CAR).
The Black Stars kicked off their quest for the 2023 AFCON qualification on a flying note, beating Madagascar 3-0 at Cape Coast on Wednesday, June 1.
The team is currently enplaned to Angola ahead of their second group game against the Central Africa Republic on Sunday
Coach Addo named a 25-man roster for the match on Sunday, excluding Semenyo.
The Bristol City man was named to the initial 33-man squad for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
Antoine Semenyo makes Black Stars debut
Meanwhile, Antoine Semenyo made his debut in Ghana’s 3-0 win over Madagascar in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers on Wednesday.
The 22-year-old was introduced in the 75th minute for AS Roma youngster Felix Afena-Gyan who got his debut goal for the Black Stars.
The London-born attacker had little time to show his full potential but was very mobile on the pitch within the few minutes he played.
Semenyo was the leading marksman for Bristol City last season. He was involved in 20 goals for Championship club in the just-ended English second-tier, scoring on eight occasions and providing 12 assists.