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Ethiopia name final squad for Ghana clash in 2022 World Cup qualifier

Ethiopia head coach Wubetu Abate has named his final squad for their 2022 World Cup qualifications doubleheader against Ghana and Zimbabwe.

The Walia Ibex will take on the Black Stars on Friday 3 September 2021 at the Cape Coast stadium before hosting Zimbabwe later on Monday 6 September 2021.

Abate pruned his squad from 28 to 23 for the trip to Ghana on Tuesday after two friendly matches against Sierra Leone and Uganda.

The list includes three deadly strikers who scored over 60 goals in the Ethiopian Premier League last season.

Abubeker Nassir who netted 29 goals in 23 appearances for Ethiopia Bunna FC is included in the squad to face Ghana.

Mujib Kassim with 20 goals and Getaneh Kebede of Kedus St George has 15 goals.

See Ethiopia’s 23-man squad below:


Fasil Gebremichael, Teklemariam Shanko, Jemal Tassew.


Menaf Awol, Yared Baye, Aschalew Tamene, Desta Yohannes, Suliman Hameed, Remedan Yesuf, Asrat Tunjo, Mignot Debebe


Mesud Mohamed, Amanuel Yohannes, Tafesse Solomon, Gatoch Panom, Yehun Endeshaw.


Shemeket Gugsa, Abubeker Nassir, Amanuel Gebremichael, Getaneh Kebede, Abel Yalew, Mujib Kassim.

Credit: Ghanasoccernet

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