World Cup 2022: Danlad Ibrahim – Player Profile

Asante Kotoko goalkeeper, Danlad Ibrahim has been named in the final Ghana squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

The young shot-stopper is one of 26 players included in the squad list officially announced by Ghana head coach Otto Addo on Monday, November 14.

The 19-year-old was born on December 2, 2022, and spent his early days learning the sport at Sunyani Hamburg SV.

With vast experience playing for various national teams, Danlad Ibrahim has gone through the mill and is now going to the World Cup as a reward for his consistency over the last few years.

Not only did Asante Kotoko excel in the Ghana U17 team at the youth level but has he also been superb for the U20 and U23 tea in recent times.

Danlad Ibrahim currently is playing his football in the Ghana Premier League, a team he has been contracted to for so many years.

Even in his teenage years, Danlad Ibrahim is already a Ghana Premier League winner with the Porcupine Warriors.

The goalkeeper is also an Africa U-20 Cup of Nations winner in 2021 and a WAFU Zone B U-20 Tournament winner in 2020.

Danlad is just one of two Ghana Premier League players going to the 2022 FIFA World Cup with the Black Stars.

The other player is Hearts of Oak’s poster boy Daniel Afriyie Barnieh.

Below is the full Ghana squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup:


Ibrahim Danlad (Asante Kotoko SC)

Abdul Manaf Nurudeen (KAS Eupen)

Lawrence Ati-Zigi (FC St. Gallen)


Daniel Amartey (Leicester City)

Mohammed Salisu (Southampton)

Alexander Djiku (RC Strasbourg)

Alidu Seidu (Clermont Foot)

Tariq Lamptey (Brighton & Hove Albion)

Abdul Rahman Baba (Reading FC)

Gideon Mensah (AJ Auxerre)

Denis Odoi (Club Brugge)

Joseph Aidoo (Celta Vigo)


Salis Abdul Samed (RC Lens)

Thomas Teye Partey (Arsenal FC)

Elisha Owusu (KAA Gent)

Daniel Afriyie Barnieh (Hearts of Oak)

Kamal Sowah (Club Brugge)

Mohammed Kudus (Ajax Amsterdam)

Andre Ayew (Al Sadd SC)

Daniel-Kofi Kyereh (SC Freiburg)


Osman Bukari (Red Star Belgrade)

Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace)

Inaki Williams (Athletic Bilbao)

Abdul Fatawu Issahaku (Sporting Lisbon)

Kamaldeen Sulemana (Stade Rennes)

Antoine Selorm Semenyo (Bristol City)

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