Ghana Under 20 head coach, Karim Zito has named his final squad for the upcoming WAFU Cup of Nations in Niger.
The Black Satellites departed Accra Wednesday morning for Niamey, Niger ahead of the 2022 WAFU U-20 Cup of Nations.
The African Champions have been preparing for their title defence by camping in Prampram since December 2021 – where they played series of friendly matches against Premier, Division One and lower tier sides in the lead up to the competition.
The squad had Hearts of Oak young goalkeeper Nana Yeboah among the three goalkeepers, alongside with Legon Cities’s Anane Vincent and Gregory Sekyere of Berekum Chelsea.
Asante Kotoko defender Augustine Agyapong, Jonas Adjei of Berekum Chelsea and Gogoe Kwabena of Dreams FC made the list. Other notable names include King Faisal attacking midfielder Zubeiru Ibrahim and Collins Boah of Dreams FC.
Ghana will begin their campaign against the Flying Eagles of Nigeria on May 8 before taking on the Young Stallions of Burkina Faso on May 14 2022 with the winners and Runners up from the two Groups progressing to the semi finals.
The tournament that is slated for Niamey, from Saturday, May 7 – Friday, May 20, 2022 will serve as qualifiers for the TotalEnergies U-20 Africa Cup of Nations in 2023.
Ghana heads into the tournament as defending champions having come from behind to beat Burkina Faso 2-1 in the 2020 edition in Benin.