Ghana’s U23 side,the Black Meteors, left Accra last night for the second leg of the U23 AFCON Qualifier with their Algerian counterparts in Algiers. The team jetted off at the Kotoka International Airport at 6:00 pm and transit through Ivory Coast where they spent 5 hrs 30 minutes before connecting to Algeria. The Ghanaians were held to a 1-1 draw at home in the first leg played in Accra on Friday. The return leg of the encounter comes off on Tuesday, September 10 and the Black Meteors will have less than 24hrs to shake-up for the encounter.
Meanwhile, their Algeria counterparts left Ghana on Friday after the first leg with a private jet to Algeria, Coach Ibrahim Tanko made just a change to the team that made the 1st leg team.
Ghana U23 Squad
Kwame Baah, Richmond Ayi
Kingsley Fobi, Gideon Mensah, Zackaria Fuseini, Nicholas Opoku, Williams Denkyi, Habib Mohammed, Emmanuel Cudjoe.
Majeed Ashimeru, Yaw Yeboah, Osman Bukari, Joseph Paintsil, Isaac Twum, Michael Agbpekpornu,
Dauda Mohammed, Benard Tekpetey, Joel Fameyeh