Black Meteors

Black Meteors Arrive In Ghana After Sealing U-23 AFCON Appearance


The Ghana national men’s under-23 team, Black Meteors arrived in the country this morning after sealing qualification to the U-23 AFCON by beating Algeria 1-0 in Setif on Tuesday night.

The team landed at the Kotoko international airport to a rousing welcome from some supporters groups as well as football-loving Ghanaians who could not hide their joy for the feat they have achieved for the nation.

With the exception of Yaw Yeboah and Nicholas Opoku, the other foreign-based players have all returned to their various clubs.

Head coach Ibrahim Tanko together with his assistant Michael Osei was happy with the welcome by the fans and supporters adding that the players were confident of winning in Algeria despite dropping points and drawing in the first leg played at the Accra sports stadium.

Captain of the side, Yaw Yeboah, who scored the only goal on Tuesday night in Setif added that the team is ready to do more for the nation with the right motivation from both the authorities and the teeming fans.

He asked Ghanaians to remain confident in them even as they come together in a few weeks time to prepare for the tournament itself in Egypt.

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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