Ghana names squad for Africa U-17 tourney

footballBlack Starlets trainer, Paa Kwesi Fabin has fashioned out his squad for the African U-17 Championship commencing in Morocco this weekend.

Fabin names his 21-man squad four clear days ahead of the team’s opener at the biannual event Ghana previously ruled.

Ghana, pitted  in Group B alongside  Nigeria, Ivory Coast and Congo have just wrapped up a training tour of Italy, that saw the team posting impressive displays in  test games.

The Starlets are deemed among the favourites for the April 13-27 competition that will see the semi finalist represent Africa at the global gathering in United Arab Emirates (UAE) in October.

Full squad

Goalkeepers: Ali Mohammed, Lawrence Ati and Emmanuel Anning

Defenders: Isaac Twum, Patrick Kojo Asmah, William Dankyi, Nicholas Opoku, Yakubu Mohammed, Hamza Hamidu and Kingsley Fobih

Midfielders: Gideon Waja, Appiah MacCarthy, Caleb Gomina, Paul Asare De-Vries, Yaw Yeboah, David Atanga, Thomas Agyapong, Zakaria Mumuni and Emmanuel Oti Essigba

Strikers: Emmanuel Boateng and Benjamin Tetteh

Source: GNA

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