Coach Ibrahim Tanko hands call-up to 11 foreign-based players ahead of U-23 Afcon

Published on: 29 October 2019

Black Meteors of Ghana head coach Ibrahim Tanko has handed call-ups to 11 foreign-based players ahead of the 2019 Africa U23 Cup of Nations to be staged in Egypt from November 5 to 22.

11 players will be joining the locally based players as they continue preparation for next month's competition.

The players include Robin Polly, son of former Black Stars striker Prince Polly who plays for Dutch side ADO den Haag as well as 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 also 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 to complete the list.

Below are the 11 players invited:

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