Vision and dreams: Black Satellites goalkeeper Mutawakilu sets sights on the AYC title


Black Satellites of Ghana goalkeeper, Seidu Mutawakilu says his target in the ongoing AYC championship in Senegal is to help his side lift the trophy for the fourth time.

Ghana’s U-20 team opened their Group game with a convincing 2-0 win over South Africa on Monday in Mbuor to go top of the Group with 3 points and a goal difference as Mali beat Zambia 1-0.

Sellas Tetteh’s men dominated the South Africans from the blast of the whistle, hitting the back of the net through an own goal in the 10 minute and the second goal late in the first half courtesy Benjamin Tetteh.

However, Seidu Mutawkilu who in the game kept a clean sheet and in some  instances protected his goal line very well, in an exclusively interview with Allsports.com.gh from Senegal, said his target at the ongoing AYC championship is to help his side annex the trophy for the fourth time in the country’s history.

‘It was a good start for us picking the 3 points at stake which was very vital, this is my first international tournament and my target is to help my team annex the trophy for the fourth time,’ he said.

The tall lanky shot stopper cautioned his side against complacency – ‘Though we played very well against South Africa we shouldn’t be complacent by underrating the other teams, we must be focus so that we can achieve our target by winning the championship and sealing our World Cup qualification ticket,’ he Added.

The Black Satellites of Ghana will play Zambia in their next Group B game on Thursday.

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