Soccer News of Saturday, 3 September 2016
Ghanaian duo Alfred Duncan and Claud Adjapong have been named in Sassuolo’s 23-man squad for this season’s Europa League Group stage.
Duncan, a midfielder, is a Ghana international and a regular fixture in coach Eusebio di Francesco’s set-up.
Italy-born 18-year-old Adjepong is a right back and has been invited into the Azzurini U19 team.
Sassuolo are in Group F alongside Athletic Bilbao, Genk and Rapid Vienna.
Their first match will take place at the Mapei Stadium on 15 September against Athletic Bilbao.
Sassuolo’s 23-man squad for Europa League:
Goalkeepers: Alberto POMINI, Andrea TIPS, Gianluca Pegolo
Defenders: Luke Antei, Federico PELUSO, Francesco Acerbi, Pol Lirola, Marcello Gazzola, Paolo Cannavaro, Timo Letschert, Claud Adjapong
Midfielders: Francesco Magnanelli, Lorenzo Pellegrini, Simone Missiroli, David
Biondini, Luca Mazzitelli, Alfred Duncan
Forwards: Alessandro Matri, Grégoire Defrel, Matthew Poltano, Domenico Berardi, Federico Ricci, Antonino Ragusa