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Soccer News of Thursday, 9 May 2013


Mahatma, Helegbe included in 25-man local Black Stars camping

Twenty-five home-based players have been called for camping ahead of a three-nation tournament in Liberia.

The players include in-form Hearts of Oak striker Mahatma Otoo and Asante Kotoko midfielder Michael Helegbe.

According to a GFA statement, the Local Black Stars will play against the Lone Stars and Guinea from 24-26 May.

Camping resumes on Monday in Obuasi.

Selected players

Goalkeepers: Joseph Addo (Heart of Lions) Foli Adade (Dwarfs) and Stephen Adams (Aduana Stars)

Defenders: Godfred Saka (Aduana) Christopher Bonney and Francis Morton (Dwarfs) Joshua Otoo and Tijani Joshua (Wa All Stars) Nuru Sulley (Hearts of Oak) Kwabena Edusei and Rashid Sumaila (Asante Kotoko) and Godfred Rockson (Medeama)

Midfielders: Yahaya Mohammed (Amidaus) Moro Abubakar and Winfred Cobbinah (Hearts of Oak) Owusu Jackson and Jordan Opoku (Berekum Chelsea) Daniel Darkwah (Aduana) Latif Mohammed (AshantiGold) Richard Mpong, Michael Akuffu and Michael Helegbe (Asante Kotoko)

Attackers: Yakubu Mohammed (AshantiGold) Mahatma Otoo (Hearts of Oak) and Sulemana Mohammed (King Faisal)

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