Kurt Okraku- President of the Ghana Football Association has congratulated Ghana’s U-20 trio on his debut Black Stars call-up ahead of this month’s 2021 Cup of Nations qualifiers against South Africa and Sao Tome and Principe.
Black Stars Head Coach C.K Akonnor has handed call up to three players of the victorious Black Satellites squad.
The trio, Ibrahim Danlad, a goalkeeper of Asante Kotoko who was adjudged the overall best goalkeeper of the Africa U-20 Cup of Nations in Mauritania, Philemon Baffuor of Dreams FC who plays at right-back and Fatawu Issahaku, a player of Division One side Steadfast FC who was also adjudged the overall best player of the Nations cup.
The leader of the country’s football governing body took to social media to congratulate the three players snd urged them to go and do well to aid their development.
”Congratulations……Go and Continue with your developement at the Black Stars …. Continue to serve our dear Country with all you have .#IgnitingPassionCreatingWealthForAll,”
The three players will team up with the rest of the squad on Tuesday, March 16, to continue preparation for the two remaining Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
Ghana will take on South Africa on Match 25 before hosting São Tomé and Principe four days later.
The Black Stars sit at the top of Group C with 9 points and are in search of a ticket to the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.