African Youth Championship: Black Satellites travel to Turkey for camping
The Black Satellites of Ghana (U20) on Friday left the shores of Accra to Turkey for preparation ahead of the African Youth Championship which will officially kick start on the 8th March, 2015 in Senegal.
The 2009 World champions will camp in Turkey for only 14 days before flying out to Dakar, 24 players got selected as the squad will be pruned down to 21.
Three foreign players were named in the 24 man provisional squad (Evans Osei, Paul Quaye and Clifford Aboagye), the rest of the players are locally based with notable names like Owusu Bempah of Hearts of Oak, Emmanuel Asante from Kotoko and Assiedu Attobrah of New Edubiase are all in there.
22 players left Accra on Friday - Granada wonder kid Clifford Aboagye and Berekum Chelsea's shot stopper Michael Sai will joined the team in Turkey on Monday.
Below are the provisional 24 players selected for the pre tournament camping in Turkey:
Goalkeepers: Mutawakilu Seidu (Accra Hearts of Oak), Michael Sai (Berekum Chelsea) and Kwame Baah (Heart of Lions)
Defenders: Joseph Owusu Bempah (Accra Hearts of Oak), Emmanuel Asante (Kumasi Asante Kotoko), Patrick Asmah (B. A. Utd), Joseph Adjei (Wa All Stars), Joe Aidoo (Inter Allies), Stephen Anokye Badu (BA United), Yakubu Mohammed (DC United), Kingsley Fobi (Tema Youth).
Midfielders: Kofi Yeboah (Wa All Stars), Yaw Yeboah (Right to Dream), Attobrah Asiedu (New Edubiase), Prosper Kassim (Inter Allies) Emmanuel Antwi (Liberty Professionals), Samuel Tetteh (WAFA), Michael Otoo ( UniStars), Evans Osei (Bologna) and Paul Quaye (Espanyol), Clifford Aboagye (Granada).
Strikers: Samuel Afful (Hasaacas), Benjamin Tetteh (Dream FC), Abbas Issah (Asokwa Deportivo).