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Black Meteors Arrive In Egypt For 2019 U-23 AFCON


The Black Meteors have arrived in Egypt for the 2019 African U-23 Championship scheduled to begin on Friday.

The contingent that left Accra on Monday afternoon included 19 players with Kwabena Owusu and Abbas Issah expected to join the team yesterday.

Other members of the contingent arrived in Cairo late on Monday evening which included the technical staff and team officials.

Coach Ibrahim Tanko’s side began yesterday ahead of their opening group match against Cameroon.

Ghana is making its debut at the U-23 AFCON and are poised to sail through to the semis and secure a ticket to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Below is Ghana’s squad for the African U-23 tournament:

Goalkeepers: Kwame Baah (Asante Kotoko); Richmond Ayi (Hearts of Oak) and 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) and 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) and Samuel Obeng Gyabaa (Real Oviedo).

About Samuel A. Boakye-Buckman

Samuel A. Boakye-Buckman (popularly known as Dada Oliseh) is a self-motivated young journalist with a passion for telling stories better with pictures. He is the founder, owner, editor and bankroller of He has a vast experience in the reporting of football-related activities in Ghana and beyond. A former employee of Hearts News (official mouthpiece of Accra Hearts of Oak), 90 minutes sports paper, National Sports Authority,,, and, Samuel is one of the few energetic and self-motivated young journalist in Ghana with a large following on social media, especially Facebook ( He is well known for his frequent updates from all over the country with pictures to match. He is also a correspondent for a few international websites, including CAF. In recent times, he has introduced, as part of his many talents, the live streaming of matches and football related activities. He lives in Accra Ghana.

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