Second edition of DOL Super Cup: Profile of Tema Youth SC

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The second edition of the Division One League Super Cup will kick off on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 at the Kyebi in the Eastern Region. The off season competition that is meant for top performers’ ion the Division One League features eight teams of four in each Group. In this edition wee bring you the profile of the four clubs in Group B, namely Tamale City FC, Young Apostles, Samartex 1996 and giants Tema Youth SC.

Find below the profile of Tema Youth Sporting Club:

Club: Tema Youth Sporting Club

Founded:                        2007

Owner:                 Wilfred Osei Kwaku (Palmer)

Founders:  Emmanuel Kyeremeh, Wilfred Osei Kwaku, Samuel Williams

Tema Youth Football Club is a professional football club based in Tema, Greater Accra The club competed in the 2017 Ghanaian Premier League but got relegated at the end of the season. Formerly known as Ofie Youngsters; the club was rechristened Tema Youth FC due to change of ownership.

The Club spent only one season in the Division One League after joining Great Olympics to qualify for the Premier League in 2007/8 when they stayed for two seasons before being relegated. Tema Youth FC made a quick return to the Premier League and competed in the 2010/11 Ghana Premier League but got demoted after fielding an unqualified player in Emmanuel Clottey.

The Club is noted for producing young budding talents who ordinarily wouldn’t have been found in the woods of Ghana, predominantly from the Tema Metropolis.

Currently, Tema Youth competes in the Division One League having failed to make a return to the Premier League on two occasions in the last two seasons.

In 2012, Tema Youth contributed five players to the Black Satellites squad that played at the Africa Youth Championship in Algeria and four players to the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Turkey. The players included, Jeremiah Arkorful, Derrick Mensah, Francis Narh, Joseph Attamah Larweh and Moses Odjier.

Notable players: Ernest Sowah, Sekyi Quaye, Ekow Benson, Yahaya Mohammed, Julius Agyarbeng, Alex Antwi, Patrick Antwi, Emmanuel Baffuor, Godfred Fosu, Noel Nyasugbor, Jeremiah Arkorful, Abdul Haruna Ganiyu, Edward Affum, Derrick Mensah, Moses Odjeir, Nicholas Odjier, Joseph Painstil, Gabriel Larveh, Francis Narh and Thomas Teye Partey.