Three Kotoko players make Ibrahim Tanko’s final squad for U-23 AFCON

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The head of Coach of the national under-23 side, Black Meteors, Ibrahim Tanko has named his final 21 man squad for the Africa Under 23 Cup of Nations.

Ghana will be hoping to qualify for the Olympic games for the first time in 15 years. The country is currently drawn in Group A with host Egypt, Cameroon and Mali.

The squad named by Ibrahim Tanko is dominated by 12 professionals and locally based footballers.

Below is the full squad

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)

The three top teams from the tournament will represent Africa in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games which starts from 8th to 22nd of November, 2019.

Source: Ghana | Angelfmonlinegh.com | Ansah Apagya

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