Accra, Jan. 2, GNA – The technical handlers of the Black Satellites has invited 30 players for camping ahead of the 2013 African Youth Championship (AYC) in Algeria next March.
The squad is scheduled to report at the Ghanaman Soccer Centre of Excellence on Tuesday, January 8, to begin the first phase of preparations for the continental tournament.
A release from the Ghana Football Association (GFA) copied to GNA Sports had the core of the team that qualified for the AYC in the squad, joined by some fresh faces.
There was no much detail on the team’s programme during the camp towards the eight-team tournament, that also serves as a continental qualifier for the FIFA U-20 World Cup later in the year.
The Satellites are housed in Group A alongside hosts Algeria, Benin and Egypt for the 16-30 March tournament.
Goalkeepers: Felix Annan (Asante Kotoko), Muntari Tagoe (Medeama), Michael Sai (Berekum Chelsea), Eric Ofori-Antwo (Amidaus)
Defenders: Jeremiah Arkorful (Tema Youth), Richmond Nketiah (Medeama), Lawrence Lartey (AshantiGold), Ahmed Adams (Berekum Chelsea), Kofi Koomson (Amidaus), David Small-Boy Korbar (Asante Kotoko), Joseph Attamah (Tema Youth), Christopher Bonney (Dwarfs), Vincent Atinga (Dwarfs), Thomas Abbey (Hearts of Oak)
Midfielders: Salifu Seidu (All Stars), Moses Odjer (Tema Youth), Michael Anaba (Asante Kotoko), Emmanuel Gyamfi (All Stars), Kwame Boahene (Liberty), Derrick Mensah (Tema Youth), Prince Baffoe (Asante Kotoko), Jacob Appau (Medeama), Fatawu Safiu, Kennedy Ashia (Liberty)
Strikers: Isaac Osae (Heart of Lions), Francis Narh (Tema Youth), Ebenezer Assifuah (Liberty), Ollenu Ashittey (Heart of Oak), Benjamin Fadi (Heart of Lions), Sulley Mohamed (King Fisal)