Black Satellites coach Sellas Tetteh has dropped foreign-based duo of Paul Quaye and Evans Asare from the final team for the African Youth Championships in Senegal.
The team has been preparing in Turkey and they won their first friendly match against Azerbaijan on Wednesday 2-1.
The 2009 U-20 World Cup winning coach has decided against sending Quaye, who plays for Espanyol and Asare, who is in Italy with Bologna, to the tournament in Senegal.
The team now has Granada’s Clifford Aboayge as the only foreign-based player with Asokwa Deportivo’s Emmanuel Asante and youngster Abbas Issah making it with the likes of Hearts of Oak’s Owusu Bempah who is the team’s captain.
New Edubiase playmaker Asiedu Attobrah also makes the team after playing for the senior team in the 2014 African Nations Championships in South Africa and he is joined by Inter Allies forward Prosper Kassim and Hasaacas’ Samuel Afful.
Coach Sellas Tetteh has been supervising the team’s training camp in Turkey and he had to name his team in accordance with the CAF’s regulations which calls on teams to put out their squads before the midnight of 26th of February.
The Satellites are due to play against Mali, Zambia and South Africa in Group of the African Youth Championships in Senegal which starts on the 8th of March.
Goalkeepers: Mutawakilu Seidu (Accra Hearts of Oak), Michael Sai (Berekum Chelsea) and Kwame Baah (Heart of Lions)
Defenders: Joseph Owusu Bempah (Accra Hearts of Oak), Emmanuel Asante (Kumasi Asante Kotoko), Patrick Asmah (B. A. Utd), Joseph Adjei (Wa All Stars), Joe Aidoo (Inter Allies), Stephen Anokye Badu (BA United), Yakubu Mohammed (DC United), Kingsley Fobi (Tema Youth).
Midfielders: Kofi Yeboah (Wa All Stars), Yaw Yeboah (Right to Dream), Attobrah Asiedu (New Edubiase), Prosper Kassim (Inter Allies) Emmanuel Antwi (Liberty Professionals), Samuel Tetteh (WAFA), Michael Otoo ( UniStars), Clifford Aboagye (Granada).
Strikers: Samuel Afful (Hasaacas), Benjamin Tetteh (Dream FC), Abbas Issah (Asokwa Deportivo).
By: Citi Sports Desk/citifmonline.com/Ghana