Ghana’s preparations for the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup begins next week as coach of the national team invites forty-one players for camping. The list of players called up includes both local and foreign-based as Sellas Tetteh will begin preparations in Accra on Monday, April 29. Fifteen players plying their trade outside the shores of Ghana have been called with the bulk all drawn from the domestic leagues. The camping is part of the Black Satellites’ preparations towards the impending U-20 in Turkey. Ghana will face France, USA and Spain in Group A at the finals which will be played June 21-July 13 in seven Turkish cities.
Selected players Goalkeepers: Felix Annan (Kotoko) Eric Ofori Antwi (Amidaus) Michael Sai (Chelsea) Richard Ofori (Wa All Stars) Defenders: Kofi Koomson (Amidaus) Richard Nketia (Medeama) Jeremiah Arkorful and Joseph Attamah (Tema Youth) Ebenezer Ofori (New Edubiase) Lawrence Lartey (AshantiGold) Princebell Addico (Bechem) Midfielders: Derrick Mensah and Moses Odjer ( Tema Youth) Seidu Salifu and Emmanuel Gyamfi (Wa All Stars) Ollenu Ashittey (Hearts of Oak) Michael Anaba and Prince Baffoe (Kotoko) Clifford Aboagye (Inter Allies) Jacob Apau and Joseph Gordon (Medeama) Strikers: Francis Narh (Tema Youth) Kennedy Ashia, Selorm Geraldo, Ebenezer Assifuah and Kwame Boahene (Liberty) Foreign-based players:
Isaac Nana Asare and Anthony Manison (Rayo Vallecano, Spain) Zak Ansah (Arsenals, England) Moro Ibrahim (Aik, Sweden) Alfred Duncan (Inter Milan, Italy) John Antwi (Ismaila, Egypt) Frank Acheampong (Anderlect R.C, Belgium) Daniel Amartey (Djurgården, Sweden) Arago Jamal (Atromitos, Greece) Richmond Boakye Yiadom (Sassuolo, Italy) Lord Ofosuhene (Rio Ave, Portugal) Baba Rahman (Greuther Fürth, Germany) Carlos Ohene (Ael, Cyprus) Paul Quaye (Espanyol, Spain) Ebo Andoh (Ael, Cyprus)