Satellites in Tamale ahead of Sierra Leone Shooting Stars visit
The Ghanaian U-20 squad Black Satellites are presently in Tamale, in the northern part of Ghana in preparation of their crucial return fixture against Sierra Leone in the qualifier of the African Youth Championship 2nd round this weekend. (Photo: Coach McKinstry with CBF Academy players Santigie Koroma and Sulaiman Samura who were selected for Sierra Leone U-20 [versus Guinea in 2015 CAF U-20 first round qualifying (Picture: Myrthe van Vliet)]
SEM UK Sport understands that a 25-man squad with technical members of the Ghanaian team departs Accra for their Tamale based.
The former African Champions are in pole position to qualify for the next stage, after a wonderful away performance in Sierra Leone at the newly Bo city Stadium, defeating host Shooting Stars by a 2 goal margin.
Fourteen teams are in contention for the remaining seven slots for the finals.
The tournament is slated between 8 – 22 March 2015 to be hosted in Senegal, and the semi-finalist from eight-nation tournament will qualify to the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand.
Meanwhile, Shooting Stars are expected to depart Freetown for Ghana on Tuesday with a 25-man delegation, details of delegation is yet to be announced.
Selected 25-man squad
Seidu Mutawakilu, Michael Sai, Christopher Bonney, Joseph O. Bempah, Patrick Asmah, Joseph Aidoo, Joseph Adjei, Latif Abubakar, Kennedy Boateng, Yaw Yeboah, Thomas Agyepong, Eric Kumi, Devine Naah, Kassim Prosper, Isaac Quansah, Samuel Afful, Dennis Tetteh, Benjamin Tetteh, Paul Asare, Eugene Amoah, Prince Boateng, Michel Otoo, Mustapha Odam, Reuben Acquah and Richmond Lamptey
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