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Black Stars B leave for Uzbekistan friendly

Published on: 21 March 2021
Black Stars B leave for Uzbekistan friendly
Local Black Stars leaving the Kotoka International Airport

Ghana's home-based national team left Accra on Saturday night to Tashkent for their international friendly clash against Uzbekistan on Friday, March 26 2021.

The contingent included 20 players and management members who will transit in Istanbul.

2021 CAF U20 Cup of Nations winning trio Samuel Ashie Quaye, Percious Boah and Afriyie Barnieh made the cut.

The team will be joined by Colchester United striker Kwame Afriyie Opoku who was originally listed in the Black Stars squad for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sao Tome and Principe and South Africa.

Head coach Ibrahim Tanko will use the match to prepare for the 2021 WAFU Cup of Nations in Nigeria and the upcoming CHAN qualifiers.

Local Black Stars squad:

Goalkeepers: Joseph Addo (Aduana FC), Richard Atta (Hearts of Oak), William Essu (Vision FC)

Defenders: Christopher Nakai Nettey (Asante Kotoko), Imoro Ibrahim (Asante Kotoko), Yussif Mubarik (Asante Kotoko), Joseph Adjei (Legon Cities), Yiadom Konadu (WAFA), Dennis Korsah (Ebusua Dwarfs), Samuel Ashie (Great Olympics)

Midfielders: Justice Blay (Medeama SC), Moro Salifu (Bechem United), Rashid Nortey (Medeama SC), Michel Otou (Great Olympics), Maxwell Nii Abbey Quaye (Great Olympics), Agyenim Boateng (Dreams FC)

Strikers: Afriyie Barnieh (Hearts of Oak), Percious Boah (Dreams FC), Kwame Peprah (King Faisal), Diawusie Taylor (Karela United)

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