Kwabena Owusu headlines Ghana's U23 AFCON squad

Kwabena Owusu headlines Ghana's U23 AFCON squad
Kwabena Owusu of Ghana

by Staff Reporter

Tuesday Nov 05, 2019. 17:00

Spain-based striker Kwabena Owusu has been included in the Ghana Under-23 squad which will participate in the 2019 CAF U23 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals.

The Meteor Blacks have arrived in Egypt for the AFCON scheduled to begin on Friday 8 November.

The contingent that left Accra on Monday afternoon included 19 players with Kwabena Owusu and Abbas Issah expected to join the team on Tuesday according to the Ghana Football Association (GFA) website.

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

Coach Ibrahim Tanko’s side is expected to begin training in Cairo on Tuesday ahead of their opening group match against Cameroon.

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

Full Squad

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)

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