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22 players invited to Black Meteors camp for U-23 Afcon qualifiers


Twenty-two players have been invited to the national U-23 camp to begin the first phase of preparations for their upcoming qualifiers.

The selected players are expected to report at the Ghanaman Soccer Centre of Excellence in Prampram on Friday November 30.

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Assistant Black Stars coach Ibrahim Tanko has been given additional responsibilities as Head coach of the U-23 national team.

The Black Meteors will face Togo in a two legged tie in the first round of the 2019 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations qualifiers to be staged next year in Egypt.

Winner of the tie will move to the next stage of the qualifiers to face countries like Nigeria, Congo, Senegal and South Africa have all drawn bye for the second round.

Out of thirty countries lined up for the qualifiers, seven will join host Egypt for next year’s championship.

The first three teams from the competition in Egypt next year will represent Africa at the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020.

Ghana has not qualified for the Olympic Games since the format for qualification to the quadrennial competition was changed.

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Full Squad Below:


Kwame Baah (Unattached), Richmond Ayi (WAFA SC), Dacosta Owusu (Medeama SC)


Michael Ampadu (Liberty Professionals), Eric Owusu (Bechem United), Moro Ibrahim (Karela United), William Dankyi (Hearts of Oak), Bright Enchil (Medeama SC), Ibrahim Yaro (Medeama SC), Emmanuel Agyemang Badu (Asante Kotoko), Ismael Ganiu (Asante Kotoko), Zakari Fuseini (Berekum Chelsea)


Richard Senanu (Asante Kotoko), Brite Andoh (Liberty Professionals), Cletus Nombil (Dreams FC), Douglas Owusu Ansah (Asante Kotoko), Simon Zibo (Liberty Professionals), Braimah Mohammed (Berekum Chelsea), Tofic Mohammed (Star Madrid)


Joseph Esso (Hearts of Oak), Michael Amoah (Dreams FC), Moro Salifu (Bechem United)