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WAFU U-17 Cup of Nations: Ben names Ghana squad to face Nigeria

9 months ago
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Black Starlets Coach Ben Fokuo has named his squad for Saturday’s WAFU Zone B Cup of Nations Group B encounter against Nigeria.

The game is Ghana’s first at the competition having drawn a bye in the first round of games. Nigeria lost 1-0 to Cote D’Ivoire in their first game and a loss against Ghana will condemn them to an early exit.

Abdul Manaf Ibrahim starts in goal for Ghana. Augustus Asuo, Emmanuel Asibey and Kojo Pepprah Oppong make the back line. With Captain Abdul Fatawu Issahaku leading the midfield quartet of Felix Agyemang, Alhadsan Alhassan, Abubakar Gaddo and Jonas Naafo. Benjamin Nyarko and Samuel Boakye lead the attack.

Ghana’s line up:

21. Abdul Manaf Ibrahim, 2. Augustus Asuo, 4 Emmanuel Asibey, 5 Kojo Pepprah Oppong, 6 Felix Agyemang Osei, 10. Abdul Fatawu Issahaku (C), 11. Alhassan Alhassan, 13. Abubakar Gaddo, 18 Jonas Naafo, 25. Benjamin Nyarko, 27. Samuel Boakye

Substitutes:

8.Shaibu Abdullah, 12 Kelvin Kofi Saaba (GK), 14 Zaidan Alhassan, 15. Anastasius Satuh, 19. Collins Boah, 20. Mohaison Mahmoud, 26. John Batigi, 29. Kingsford Yiadom Boakye