2023 AFCON qualifiers: Anderletch forward Dauda Mohammed handed maiden Black Stars call-up

Anderletch forward Dauda Mohammed has been handed a maiden Black Stars call-up ahead of the upcoming games in the June international window.

Ghana are scheduled to play four games during the period – two in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifiers and the rest in the 2022 Kirin Cup Soccer invitational tournament in Japan.

Cartagena confirmed Dauda’s call-up in a congratulatory post on their socials Tuesday:


— (@FCCartagena_efs)


Dauda, who currently for Spanish Laliga2 side FC Cartagena on loan has been one of the standout players so far this season.

The 24-year-old has scored nine goals in 39 appearances across all competitions for Cartagena in the 2021/22 season.

He is expected to report to the Black Stars camp by May 28, meaning he will have to miss Cartagena’s final game of the season away to Tenerife which comes off the following day.

Ghana will take on Madagascar and Central African Republic in the 2023 AFCON on June 1 and 5 respectively before heading for Japan for two more games on June 10 and 14, 2022.