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Tanko invites 22 for Meteors camping

Black Meteors head coach, Ibrahim Tanko has invited 22 players to start camping ahead of their U-23 Africa Cup of Nation (AFCON) qualifier against Togo on December 18.

Tanko who doubles as the deputy Black Stars coach selected some of the key players from the Premier league as well as the second tier league for form the core of Ghana’s men Olympic team.

The selected players are scheduled to start camping at the Ghanaman Soccer Centre of Excellence in Prampram on Friday, November 30.

The winner of the two-leg duel between Ghana and Togo will move to the next stage of the qualifiers to face countries like Nigeria, Congo, Senegal and South Africa who have all drawn bye for the second round.

Seven nations 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.

The last time Ghana participated in the Olympic Games was in 2004 in Athens, Greece.

Below are the Players who have been invited to the Black Meteors camp:

Goalkeepers: 1.Kwame Baah - Inter Allies 2.Richmond Ayi- Wafa 3.Dacosta - Medeama

Defenders: 4.Michael Ampadu - Liberty Professionals 5.Eric Owusu- Bechem 6. Moro Ibrahim –Karela 7. William Dankyi - Hearts of Oak 8.Bright Enchil – Medeama 9. Yaro Ibrahim- Medeama 10.Agyeman Badu- Asante Kotoko 11. Ismail Ganiu - Asante Kotoko 12. Zakari Fuseini- Berekum Chelsea

Midfielders: 13.Richard Senanu Kotoko 14.Bright Andoh-Liberty 15.Cletus Noubila- Dreams 16.Douglas Owusu Ansah - Asante Kotoko 17.Simon Zibo- Liberty Professionals 18.Braima Mohammed- Chelsea 19.Tofic Mohammed - Star Madrid

Strikers: 20.Joseph Esso – Hearts 21. Michael Amoah- Dreams 22.Moro Salifu-Bechem

Source: Graphic.com.gh

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