U-23 AFCON: Coach Tanko names Ghana starting eleven for Egypt encounter

Published on: 11 November 2019

Head coach of the Black Meteors of Ghana, Ibrahim Tanko has named his starting eleven to battle the Pharaohs of Egypt in the CAF U-23 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament today.

The team has seen two changes from the lineup that faced Cameroon in Ghana’s Group A opener last Friday.

Ibrahim Tanko has replaced Simon Zibo and Issah Abass with Emmanuel Lomotey and Samuel Obeng.

The new addition impressed when they came off the bench in the first match and has hence earned starting roles.

Goalkeeper Kwame Baah remains in post and will be protected primarily by Kingsley Fobi, Edward Sarpong, Zakaria Fuseini, and Habib Mohammed.

Coach Tanko now has two potent strikers in his team as Kwabena Owusu pairs Samuel Obeng.

Below is Ghana’s starting eleven to face Egypt:

Baah Kwame, Fobi Kingsley, Edward Sarpong, Zakaria Bukari, Habib Mohammed, Lomotey Emmanuel, Michael Agbekpornu, Edward Mensah, Samuel Obeng, Yaw Yeboah, Kwabena Owusu