Satellites Depart For Italy

The national under-20 team, the Black Satellites, will today leave for Italy to finalise their preparations for the African U20 Championship in Algeria next month. The team, headed by 2009 World U20 winning coach, Sellas Tetteh, will play a series of matches to test the players who have been in camp at the Ghanaman Soccer School of Excellence since January. Tetteh has chosen 24 players for the trip but the team will be reduced to 21 for the competition which starts on the 16th of March. Pre-tournament squad: Goalkeepers (3): Felix Annan (Asante Kotoko), Micheal Sai (Berekum Chelsea) Eric Ofori-Antwi (Amidaus) Defenders (7): Jeremiah Arkorful (Tema Youth) Richmond Nketiah (Medeama) Lawrence Lartey (AshantiGold) Ahmed Adams (Berekum Chelsea) Kofi Koomson (Amidaus) Joseph Attamah Larweh (Tema Youth), Prince Bell Addico Midfielders (9): Seidu Salifu and Emmanuel Gyamfi (Wa All Stars) Moses Odjer and Derrick Mensah (Tema Youth) Micheal Anaba (Asante Kotoko), Kwame Boahene and Kennedy Ashia (Liberty) Jacob Appau (Medeama), Clifford Aboagye Strikers (5): Francis Narh (Tema Youth) Ebenezer Assifuah (Liberty) Ollenu Ashittey (Heart of Oak), Ebenezer Ofori (New Edubiase), Baba Mensah