Paa Kwesi Fabian Announces Final 21-man Squad For 2013 African U17 Championship

Posted On Wednesday, 10th April 2013

The Black Starlets will play in the 2013 African U17 Championship

The Black Starlets will play in the 2013 African U17 Championship

Ghana’s Under-17 coach Paa Kwesi Fabian has named his final 21-man squad for this weekend’s African U-17 Championship in Morocco. 

The Ghanaian trainer finalized his squad on Tuesday after their impressive 6-2 win over the youth side of Italian Seria B Novara in their final warm-up game.

The Black Starlets have shown enough desire to become champions again after struggling to conquer the continent in recent years.

The team has been paired alongside perennial rivals Nigeria, Ivory Coast and Congo.

The semi finalists will represent Africa at the FIFA U-17 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates next October.

The 2013 African Under-17 Championship from April 13 to 27 in Morocco.

Full squad

Goalkeepers: Ali Mohammed, Lawrence Ati and Emmanuel Anning

Defenders: Isaac Twum, Patrick Kojo Asmah, William Dankyi, Nicholas Opoku, Yakubu Mohammed, Hamza Hamidu and Kingsley Fobih

Midfielders: Gideon Waja, Appiah MacCarthy, Caleb Gomina, Paul Asare De-Vries, Yaw Yeboah, David Atanga, Thomas Agyapong, Zakaria Mumuni and Emmanuel Oti Essigba

Strikers: Emmanuel Boateng and Benjamin Tetteh