Coach Ibrahim Tanko names final 21-man squad for U23 AFCON; Kwabena Owusu, Ropapa & others included Featured
01 Nov

Coach Ibrahim Tanko names final 21-man squad for U23 AFCON; Kwabena Owusu, Ropapa & others included

Ghana U23 head coach Ibrahim Tanko has announced his final 21-man squad for the 2019 Africa U23 Cup of Nations.

The 21-man list consist of twelve foreign-based players with nine locally based U23 players.
Black Stars striker Kwabena Owusu was named in the squad alongside US based striker Ropapa Mensah with Samuel Obeng and Frank Arhin as the four attackers.
Asante Kotoko trio Kwame Baah, Ibrahim Danlad and Habib Mohammed made the final list with two players from Hearts of Oak namely Richmond Ayi and William Dankyi.
Ghana open their campaign against Cameroon on the November 8
The Black Meteors will face their Group A opponents Egypt and Mali on 11 and 14 November respectively.
This year's edition of the Africa U23 Cup of Nations will be staged in Egypt from November 8th to 22nd.
The best three teams at the 2019 Africa U23 Cup of Nations will qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.
Below is Ghana’s 21-man squad for 2019 CAF U23 Cup of Nations:
Goalkeepers: Kwame Baah (Asante Kotoko), Richmond Ayi (Hearts of Oak), Ibrahim Danlad (Asante Kotoko)
Defenders: Kingsley Fobi (CB Badajoz, Spain), Edward Sarpong (Esperanca de Lagos, Spain) Emmanuel Cudjoe (Attram De Visser), Fuseini Zackaria (Berekum Chelsea), William Ntori, Dankyi (Hearts of Oak), Mohammed Habib (Asante Kotoko), Robin Polley (ADO Den Haag)
Midfielders: Evans Osei Wusu (Tema Youth), Simon Zibo (Vitoria Guimaraes, Portugal), Nurudeen Abdul-Aziz (Vision FC), Emmanuel Addoquaye Lomotey (Extremadura, Spain), Yaw Yeboah (Celta Vigo, Spain), Evans Mensah (HJK Helsinki, Finland), Michael Agbekpornu (Dreams FC).
Strikers: Frank Arhin (Dalkurd, Sweden), Kwabena Owusu (Cordoba, Spain) Ropapa Mensah (Nashville SC), Samuel Obeng Gyabaa (Real Oviedo
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