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Ghana FA confirms U20 squad numbers for FIFA World Cup in Turkey

Ghana's U20 celebrating at the 2013 African Youth Championship.

Ghana’s U20 celebrating at the 2013 African Youth Championship.

The Ghana Football Association has confirmed the Black Satellites squad numbers for the 2013 FIFA U20 World Cup which begins next Friday in Turkey.

Talented midfielder Frank Acheampong, whose jinking skills have earned comparisons with World Footballer of the Year Lionel Messi, has opted for the number 7 shirt.

Striker Richmond Boakye-Yiadom will be identified by number 20 and diminutive dribbler Clifford Aboagye maintains his number 10 jersey from the African Youth Championship.

Inter Milan’s Alfred Duncan will be wearing number 6 and Baba Abdul Rahman chose the number 5 jersey.

Centre-back Daniel Pappoe, captain of Chelsea’s reserve side, was handed the number 11 jersey.

Ghana’s top scorer at the African tournament Ebenezer Assifuah has kept his number 17 shit.

The Black Satellites will play their final test match on Saturday against Brazil at Valais Youth Cup in Switzerland.

Ghana’s Group A opener is against France on 21 June before engaging Spain and USA.

Ghana squad list with shirt numbers

Goalkeepers

1 – Eric ANTWI

12 – Michael SAI

16 – Richard OFORI

Defenders

2 – Jeremiah ARKORFUL

4 – Joseph ATTAMAH

5 – Abdul Rahman BABA

11 – Daniel PAPPOE

13 – Richmond NKETIAH

14 – Lawrence LARTEY

21 – Princebell ADDICO

Midfielders

3 – Ebenezer OFORI

6 – Joseph DUNCAN

8 – Salifu SEIDU

10 – Clifford ABOAGYE

18 – Michael ANABA

19 – Moses ODJER

Forwards

7 – Frank ACHEAMPONG

9 – Francis NARH

15 – Kennedy ASHIA

17 – Ebenezer ASSIFUAH

20 – Yiadom BOAKYE

 

 

 

READERS COMMENTS

  1. wisdom Lubbock says:

    What contract kraaa does Bobor have with this Saidu Salifu boy? He is. Technically not well balanced at all in that defensive midfield role, unless Borbor wants to tell me that guy can play in more than one position! Let’s wait and see!

  2. GHFUO, BE SERIOUS NOT PRIDEFUL! says:

    aggyyeeii, the surnames are too heavy….lol

  3. kindy-blitz nana boadu derickson, BELGIUM: says:

    1. Ofori antwi
    13.Nketia 11.Pappoe
    14.Lartey 2.Arkorful
    6.Duncan 19.Odjer
    7.Acheampong 3.Ofori ebenezar
    17.Assifuah 20.Yiadom
    in startinq xi
    gud luck

  4. We hve it done b4 so this is the 2nd time

  5. The Best says:

    Oh! Howu bobo now de3 we’re tied of u n dat ur so call agents.Ad3n koraa no right winger in de team n u’ve drop Emmanuel Gyamfi(Beckham)

  6. larry says:

    Its good sellas tetteh handed Clifford aboagye the world cup platform to showcase his potential and talent this will officially induct him into the football world……he’s surely the future of Ghanaian midfield

  7. Ishmael Adjei Tetteh says:

    I like coach bobo’s way of handling players