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22.02.2007 Football News

Jones welcomes Meteors duo

By gfa
Jones welcomes Meteors duo

Cecil Jones Attuquayefio on Wednesday welcomed two foreign-based players to augment his team plans for the final Zone III match against Nigeria for the 2008 All-African Games.

Israeli-based striker, Samuel Yeboah and Bernard Yao Kumordzi who plies his career in Greece joined the rest of the Olympic team who have been preparing in Sunyani for the final eliminator in the qualifying series.

Both players had their first training session with the rest of the team on Wednesday.

Ghana team coach, Cecil Jones Attuquayefio and his backroom staff continue to remain confident in the team's chances of making their second successive appearance at the All-African Games after winning bronze in the last competition.

The Black Meteors play Nigeria's Olympic team in the first leg final round qualifier on February 25 at the Sunyani Coronation Park.

Nigeria arrived in Ghana on Wednesday for the game.

Ghana squad:

Goalkeepers: Eric Nii Baah (Asante Kotoko), Kotei Blankson (Liberty Professionals), Ernest Sowah (Tema Youth FC)

Defenders: Kennedy Korlie (Liberty Professionals), Alfred Arthur (AshantiGold), Bawa Mumuni (Liberty Professionals), Isaac Vorsah (Asante Kotoko), Michael Akuffo (Fetteh Feyenoord), Sampson Cudjoe (Tudu Mighty Jets)

Midfielders: James Boadu (Berekum Arsenal), Obed Ansah (Heart of Lions), Emmanuel Allen (Liberty Professionals), Mohammed Tuaha Khamix (Liberty Professionals), Gilbert Ayikade (Real Tamale United), Bernard Kumordzi (Egaleo FC, Greece), Jonathan Quartey (AshantiGold)

Attackers: Sadat Bukari (Heart of Lions), Emmanuel Clottey (Great Olympics), Samuel Yeboah (Hapoel Kfar Saba, Israel)