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26.05.2007 Football News

Toulon test

Toulon test

Ghana will be seeking to win this year's Toulon Football Tournament in her second appearance at the event.

National Under-20 team coach, Sulley Mohammed is leading his 19-man playing squad to represent Ghana at the tournament.

The all locally-based Black Satellites squad who had been preparing at the national camp in Prampram for the competition to be hosted by France departed Accra, Friday evening.

Among the squad is the premiership top scorer, Emmanuel Clottey, who hit the back of the net 14 times in the just ended league season which also happened to be his debut in the elite division.

The 35th edition of the International Tournament of Toulon kicks off on May 31 and rounds up on June 9.

This year's participation by Ghana in the eight-nation competition will be her second appearance at the tournament.

Ghana and Ivory Coast are the only African nations participating in the eight-nation tournament.

Ghana has been paired in Group B together with Japan, Holland and Portugal for the biggest youth football competition in Europe.

Black Satellites squad:

Patrick Antwi and Isaac Akrong both goalkeepers, Solomon Addy, Eric Bekoe, John Boye, Mubarak Wakasu, Alhaji Sanni, Felix Baffoe, Douglas Nkrumah, Louis Quainoo, Yahaya Mohammed, Ekow Benson, Samuel Enzemaba, Seidu Yahaya, Samad Oppong, Yaw Frimpong, Awal Issah, Gyiwah Anars and Emmanuel Clottey.