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Ghana coach Sellas Tetteh has named a 21-man squad for the Africa Youth Championship (AYC) billed for Algeria later this month.
The Black Satellites will be hoping to ride on Tetteh’s experience at the youth competition which he won in 2009 before conquering the world at the FIFA U-20 World Cup held in Egypt to mark the continents’ first gold in that category.
The coach’s announcement comes after weeks of training which has taken the team to Spain to fine-tune ahead of the eight-team competition.
Ghana pitted in Group A alongside host, Algeria, Benin and Egypt for the biannual championship that spans March 16-30 will be based in Ain Pemouchent.
The Satellites, thrice winners of the AYC is making a ninth appearance at the gathering that will see the four semi finalist automatically representing Africa at the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Turkey later in the year.
Below is the full list
Goalkeepers: Eric Ofori Antwi (Amidaus Professionals), Felix Annan (Asante Kotoko), Michael Sai (Berekum Chelsea)
Defenders: Richmond Nketiah (Medeama FC), Jeremiah Arkorful (Tema Youth), Lawrence Lartey (Ash Gold), Ahmed Adams (Berekum Chelsea), Ofori Ebenezer (New Edubiase United), Baba Mensah (Neve Yosef, Israel)
Midfielders: Seidu Salifu (Wa All Stars), Derrick Mensah (Tema Youth), Michael Anaba (Asante Kotoko), Clifford Aboagye (Udinese, Italy), Emmanuel Gyamfi (Wa All Stars), Moses Odjer (Tema Youth), Frank Sarfo-Gyamfi (Maritzburg United, South Africa), Kwame Boahene (Liberty Professionals), Jacob Asiedu-Apau (Medeama)
Strikers: Kennedy Ashia (Liberty Professionals), Ebenezer Assifuah (Liberty Professionals), Francis Narh (Tema Youth).