2021 AFCON: Ghana coach Milovan Rajevac lifts lid on Felix Afena-Gyan call-up
Ghana head coach, Milovan Rajevac has disclosed why he named AS Roma youngster Felix Afena-Gyan in his 30-man provisional squad for the delayed 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.
According to the 67-year-old, Afena-Gyan is showing potential and he’s trying to establish himself in his club.
The 18-year-old been a revelation for Jose Mourinho’s side this season, scoring two goals in four Serie A games so far.
“Felix Afena-Gyan is on the list because he’s showing potential and he’s trying to establish himself in his club and we want to have him here, so we will see what is going to happen,” coach Rajevac said during his press conference on Tuesday.
“This is a chance for him to get to know the others, to understand the requirements and become the part of the Black Stars so he is on the list. We expect him to come.”
The squad, which includes top stars such as Thomas Partey, Andre Ayew, Jordan Ayew, Mohamed Kudus and Daniel Amartey will be trimmed to 28 before the start of the tournament on January 9, 2022.
The Black Stars will begin camping on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 in Doha, Qatar for a 17-day training camp in preparation for the Cup of Nations.
The Black Stars will play three friendly matches while in Qatar.