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Soccer News of Wednesday, 27 August 2014


Satellites depart Accra today

Ghana’s Black Satellites are scheduled to depart Accra later today for the Gabonese capital of Libreville for their return leg encounter of the African Youth Championship qualifier with Gabon.

The first leg saw Ghana draw 0-0 with their counterparts at the Accra Sports Stadium.

In order to ensure safe qualification head coach Sellas Tetteh has named an 18-man squad who would constitute the team to play in Gabon.

Coach Tetteh is hoping the current team would achieve the desired results as he stated ahead of his departure that his ambition was to go into every game with a winning mentality.

The Coach is chasing his second participation in the next year’s Africa Championship after he guided the team to win gold in the 2009 U-20 World Cup in Egypt and also bronze in Turkey last year.

Below is the full list of selected players.

Mutawakilu Seidu - (Kotoko), Sai Micheal - (Berekum Chelsea), Owusu Bempah - (Hearts of Oak), Christopher Bonney - (Kotoko), Asmah Patrick - (B. A. Utd.), Latif Abubarkar - (Liberty), Joseph Adjei -(Wa All Stars), Stephen Anokye Badu - (B. A. Utd.)and Kofi Yeboah - (Wa All Stars).

The rest are Yaw Yeboah - (Right To Dream), Thomas Agyepong - (Right To Dream), Attobrah Asiedu - (Edubiase), Kumi Eric - (Hearts of Oak), Prosper Kassim - (Inter Allies), Noah Martey - (Bechem United), Sulley Mohammed - (King Faisal), Samuel Afful - (Hasacass), and Samuel Tetteh - (Feyenoord).