Black Stars duo Richmond Boakye Yiadom and Baba Abdul Rahman have been included in Ghana’s final squad for the 2013 FIFA under 20 World Cup in Turkey.
According to FootyGhana, head coach Sellas Tetteh decided to include Sassuolo striker Boakye Yiadom and Greuther Furth full back Rahman to deepen what he considers to be a very good squad. Also included are Anderlecht playmaker Frank Acheampong, Inter Milan forward Alfred Duncan and Liberty Professionals’ goal scoring midfielder Kennedy Ashia.
Liberty Professionals striker Ebenezer Assifuah also makes the squad, as does Tema Youth forward Francis Narh. Defender Baba Mensah, wingers Emmanuel Gyamfi and Kwame Boahene, as well as Ashitey Ollennu and Michael Mensah were the players who failed to make the cut.
Ghana’s 2013 World Youth Cup squad:
Eric Ofori Antwi (Amidaus Professionals), Michael Sai (Chelsea), Richard Ofori (Wa All Stars)
Richmond Nketia (Medeama), Jeremiah Arkorful and Joseph Attamah (Tema Youth) Ebenezer Ofori (New Edubiase), Lawrence Lartey (Ashanti Gold), Princebell Addico (Bechem), Daniel Pappoe (Chelsea, England), Baba Rahman (Greuther Fürth, Germany)
Moses Odjer (Tema Youth), Seidu Salifu (Wa All Stars), Michael Anaba (Asante Kotoko), Clifford Aboagye (Inter Allies), Kennedy Ashia (Liberty Professionals), Frank Acheampong (Anderlecht, Belgium), Joseph Alfred Duncan (Inter Milan, Italy),
Francis Narh (Tema Youth), Ebenezer Assifuah (Liberty Professionals), Richmond Boakye Yiadom (Sassuolo, Italy)
Dropped players: Emmanuel Gyamfi (Wa All Stars), Ollenu Ashittey (Hearts of Oak), Kwame Boahene (Liberty), Michael Mensah (Wa All Stars), Baba Mensah (Neve Yosef, Israel)