Satellies thump Qatar in pre-U20 World Cup friendly

Satellies thump Qatar in pre-U20 World Cup friendly

by Ameenu Shardow

Monday May 04, 2015. 14:40

Ghana Under-20 beat Qatar 4-2 on Monday in their opening match at a  four-nation tournament in New Zealand.

The Black Satellites rallied from behind to beat their opponent at the North Harbour Stadium.

In a massive show of character, the Ghanaians underlined their title credentials ahead of the 2015 World Youth Championship with a four-star performance against the Asian side.

Coach Sellas Tetteh is using the exhbibition game to sharpen the rough edges of his team ahead of the start of the tournament on May 30.

The 2009 World champions will next play host New Zealand on Sunday before wrapping up their mini-tournament with a game against Australia.

Ghana are in Group B alongside recorded holders Argentina, Panama and Austria at this month’s FIFA U20 World Cup.

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