Starlets begin serious camping today

Soccer News of Sunday, 14 February 2016



Paa Kwesi FabinCoach Paa Kwesi Fabin

Ghana’s U17 side will start their camping today (Sunday) for the 2017 African U17 African Championship qualifiers after coach Paa Kwesi Fabin selected 35 players.

The Black Starlets are preparing for the first round qualifier against Liberia in June, and the team will start camping in earnest to be fully prepared for the task ahead.

Fabin named a final list of 35 players on Saturday for the Black Starlets after combing the country for talents to make up the squad for this year.

The selected players report at the Ghanaman Soccer Centre of Excellence in Prampram on Sunday by 6pm.

Training will begin on Monday morning, but the players will be put through various medical tests while a strong team is being formed.

The selected 35 youngsters will form the nucleus of the National U-17 male team subject to they passing all medical tests.

The final list of the recruitment was decided after a nationwide tour to identify talented youngsters into the next Black Starlets squad.

The Technical team also invited and accessed players from various football academies as well as some players who excelled at the Airtel Rising Stars competition.

Below are the players who have been selected in the final National U-17 squad list:


1. Mathew Tigasi

2. Tawfik Yahuza

3. Bukari Abdul Rafui

4. Ibrahim Selly Seydou

5. Frederick Asare


6. Faisal Osman

7. Abdul Razak Yussif

8. Gideon Acquah

9. Benjamin Aloma

10. Paul Tetteh Addour

11. Najeeb Yakubu

12. Stephen Boye

13. Samuel Taylor

14. Seydou Issaka

15. Omar Farouk


16. Frederick Agyeman

17. Kwadwo Asamoah

18. Emmanuel Toku

19. Rashid Ibrahim

20. Obed Yankey

21. Emmanuel Kuvedu

22. Eric Ayiah

23. Nuhu Sule

24. Silas Kyeremeh

25. Obed Appiah

26. Ibrahim Appiah

27. David Ayi Akwetey

28. Abdul Halik Hudu

29. Mohammed Iddriss


30. Sylvester Simba

31. Aziz Abdul Yakubu

32. David Cudjoe

33. Abubakar Lawal

34. Aminu Mohammed

35. Ibrahim Sulley