Foreign base players to join Black Meteors camp ahead of U23 AFCON

Foreign base players to join Black Meteors camp ahead of U23 AFCON

Eleven foreign based players will join the Black Meteors squad ahead of the AFCON U-23 tournaments in Egypt.

Head coach Ibrahim Tanko has been preparing with 22 local players which will be pruned down before the tournament.

Tanko will heavily rely on the foreign based players as he considers them to be more fit and active in his selection criteria for the game.

Ibrahim Tanko has handed maiden national team call up to Robin Polly, son of former Black Stars striker Prince Polly who plays for Dutch side ADO den Haag and 10 others to begin preparation to the Africa U23 championship in Egypt.

Among the list of players expected in Accra on Wednesday October 30 are former Inter Allies, and Black stars winger Evans Mensah who plies his trade in Finland.

Spanish quintet of Kwabena Owusu, Yaw Yeboah, Kingsley Fobi, Samuel Obeng, and Emmanuel Lomotey have been included in the list of players for the trip to Egypt.

Former Liberty Professional Simon Zibo, and Edward Sarpong, will join Joseph Paintsil of Belgian giants Genk, and Issah Abass of the Dutch league completing the list.

Below are the 11 invited players.

Simon Zibo – Portugal
Edward Sarpong – Portugal
Yaw Yeboah – Spain
Kwabena Owusu – Spain
Emmanuel Lomotey – Spain
Kingsley Fobi – Spain
Samuel Obeng – Spain
Robin Polly – Holland
Issah Abass – Holland
Evans Mensah – Finland
Joseph Paintsil – Belgium

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