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Sports News of Thursday, 30 August 2018


Ghana names squad for WAFU under-17 tournament

Ghana U17 team coach Abdul Karim Zito has named a 20-man squad for the Africa Cup qualifying tournament in Niger.

The Black Starlets are set to travel to Niger on Thursday for the tournament which will produce the representative for the WAFU Zone B zone at the Africa Cup finals.

Karim Zito’s side has been hit with the MRI disqualification of two influential players in Adam Saad and Emmanuel Bio.

The experienced trainer however remains confident in his squad that will be doing battle in Group A against hosts Niger and Togo.

Only the winner of the qualifying tournament will qualify for the Africa Cup finals.

Below is the 20-man squad:

1 David Cudjo

2 Hafis Yaya

3 Clinton Quaye

4 Samad Abdul Karim

5 Abdul Samad

6 Nathaniel Adjei

7 Allassan Uzair

8 Mohammed Umar

9 Adade Ebenezer

10 Eugene Adjei Frimpong

11 Ransford Coffie

12 Rashid Fusseini

13 Appiah Asamoah Simon

14 Essiam Emmanuel

15 Sampson Agyapong

16 Issahaku Fatawu

17 Addo Joseph

18 Salim Yussif

19 Christian Boateng

20 Shaibu Taufick

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