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U23 AFCON: Ghana begins campaign against Cameroon on Friday; All fixtures and match time confirmed

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National U23 football team, the Black Meteors of Ghana will begin the U23 Africa Nations Cup tournament with an opener against Cameroon on Friday, 8th November 2019 at the Cairo International Stadium.

Having been paired together with host Egypt, Cameroon and Mali in Group A, Ghana will attempt to make be among three nations that will earn qualification to represent the continent at the Tokyo Olympic Games in 2020.

Ghana will begin the championship with an opener against Cameroon on Friday at 8 pm before facing host, Egypt on Monday.

The Black Meteors will wrap up the group games against Mali on Thursday, 14th November 2019.

The matches against their counterparts from Egypt and Mali are scheduled to kick off at 6 pm but the latter will be played at the Al-Salam Stadium in Cairo.

Led by head coach Ibrahim Tanko, the Black Meteors are already in Egypt as the stepped-up preparations towards the tournament which will last between November 8 and 22nd.

Below is the full squad set to defend the Ghanaian colors in Egypt.

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) Issah Abass (Utrecht, Holland), Samuel Obeng Gyabaa (Real Oviedo


About Richard Korley

Accountant | Blogger/ Founder of Press Sports Ghana | Formerly a presenter with Volta Premier FM, Ho. Sports fan by default. I aspire to write

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