Local Black Stars In 3-Nation Tourney


Mahatma Otoo

Mahatma Otoo

Ghana?s home-based national soccer team will play in a three-nation tournament in Liberia this month.

The local Black Stars will compete with the host nation Liberia and West African neighbours Guinea from 24 to 26 May.

The technical team has called up 25 players from the Ghana Premier League to begin camping on Monday, 13 May in Obuasi.

Goalkeepers Fatau Dauda (AshantiGold) and Daniel Agyei (Liberty Professionals) who are members of the senior national team were left out.

But the league?s leading scorer Mahatma Otoo, who earned a debut Ghana call-up in March for the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Sudan at home, was included in the squad.
Defending champions Asante Kotoko dominate the list with five players and Hearts of Oak contributed four players.

Ebusua Dwarfs have three players called up and Berekum Chelsea, AshantiGold and All Stars have two players each in the team.
Local Black Stars squad:
Goalkeepers: Foli Adade (Dwarfs), Steven Adams (Aduana), Joseph Addo (Heart of Lions)
Defenders: Godfred Saka (Aduana), Christopher Bonney and Francis Morton (Dwarfs) Joshua Otoo and Tijani Joshua (Wa All Stars) Nuru Sulley (Hearts of Oak), Kwabena Edusei and Rashid Sumaila (Asante Kotoko) and Godfred Rockson (Medeama)
Midfielders: Yahaya Mohammed (Amidaus), Moro Abubakar and Winfred Cobbinah (Hearts of Oak) Owusu Jackson and Jordan Opoku (Berekum Chelsea) Daniel Darkwah (Aduana), Latif Mohammed (AshantiGold), Richard Mpong, Michael Akuffu and Michael Helegbe (Asante Kotoko)
Strikers: Yakubu Mohammed (AshantiGold), Mahatma Otoo (Hearts of Oak) and Sulemana Mohammed (King Faisal)

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