By Patrick Akoto
Ghana coach Sellas Tetteh has named his final 21-man squad for the FIFA U20 World Cup including Cagliari star Godfred Donsah, GHANASoccernet.com can exclusively report.
The 18-year-old versatile has been included in the set of players for
the tournament to be played in New Zealand from 30 May to 20 June despite his unavailability for camping.
Talented Granada kid Clifford Aboagye was also penned down although he could not join their pre-tournament camp.
Tetteh, who won the 2009 World Cup in Egypt, retained majority of the players who played at the African Championship in Senegal early this year wh ere they won bronze.
He settled on his final squad after Wednesday’s 1-0 friendly defeat to Portugal in Sydney.
Austria-based duo Lawrence Ati-Zigi and David Atanga, defender
Emmanuel Ntim of Valenciennes, Rio Ave’s Emmanuel Boateng and Osei
Barnes who plays for Portuguese side Paios Ferriera managed to
gatecrash the squad.
Inter Allies enterprising left-back Patrick Kpozo managed to make the cut.
Ghana will wrap up their preparations with a friendly against Colombia before playing their Group B opener against Austria on 30 May.
The Black Satellites will also face Argentina and Panama in the Group stage.
Ghana U20 final squad:
Goalkeepers: Kwame Baah (Heart of Lions), Siedu Muntawakilu (Hearts of
Oak), Lawrence Ati-Zigi (Red Bull Salzburg)
Defenders: Kingsley Fobi (Right to Dream), Owusu Bempah (Hearts of
Oak), Joseph Aidoo (Inter Allies), Joseph Adjei (Wa All Stars),
Emmanuel Ntim (Valenciennes), Patrick Asmah (BA United), Patrick Kpozo
Midfielders: Aseidu Attobrah (New Edubiase), Godfred Donsah
(Calgliari), Kofi Yeboah (Wa All Stars), Prosper Kasim (Inter Allies),
David Atanga (Red Bull Salzburg), Yaw Yeboah (Man City), Clifford
Aboagye (Granada), Osei Barnes (Paios Ferriera)
Strikers: Benjamin Tetteh (Dreams FC), Emmanuel Boateng (Rio Ave),
Samuel Tetteh (WAFA)
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