2019 All African Games: Black Satellites coach Yaw Preko rallies for support ahead of tournament

Published on: 14 August 2019

Ghana U-20 head coach Yaw Preko is rallying for support for the team ahead of the 2019 Africa Games in Morocco.

Preko announced his 18-man squad for the tournament on Monday and has been preparing intensively ahead of the tournament at the GhanamanSoccer Centre of Excellence at Prampram.

The Satellites were involved in some friendlies against lower division sides in friendlies as part of preparations.

Speaking to the media before the team’s departure to Morocco, he said, “Let’s all support the boys and give them encouragement because I know for sure that all what this group of players need are prayers and encouragement and God willing good news will grace us”.

He also stressed that there will be tougher oppositions in the competition.

“The mere fact that a team has qualified for a tournament makes that team a strong one and every game in the tournament is going to be very difficult. In the same way, any team that hears the name of Ghana will equally be frightened, the way other teams have prepared for us, we have also prepared for them”

Ghana has been drawn in Group B alongside reigning Africa U-20 Cup of Nations Champions MaliSenegal and Burundi.