Afriyie Barnieh, Danlad called up for Black Meteors U-23 AFCON Qualifiers
Daniel Afriyie Barnieh and Danlad Ibrahim earn a call up to the latest squad invited by Black Meteors Head Coach, Ibrahim Tanko, for the upcoming 2023 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
The duo alongside four other players from the Black Galaxies, Augustine Randolph, Suraj Seidu, Dominic Nsobila and Samuel Osei Kuffuor have been excused from the first week of camping to enable them rest after securing qualification to the CHAN tournament against archrivalsNigeria.
It is a rewarding season for Barnieh as he has also been called up by Black Stars Head Coach, Otto Addo for the international friendlies against Brazil and Nicaragua in late September.
In a statement from the Ghana Football Association, twenty-seven players are expected to report to the Ghanaman Soccer Centre of Excellence at Prampram on Wednesday, September 7, 2022, to start preparations.
Ghana will play the winner of the Mozambique versus Mauritius tie in October, 2022 in the second round as they were put on stand by with Algeria, Ethiopia or DR Congo being Ghana’s third-round opponent if they progress.
The 2023 U-23 AFCON will be hosted by Morocco in June 2023 and it will also serve as the first stage of the CAF qualifiers for the 2024 Summer Olympics men’s football tournament in Paris, France.
Below is the full squad list of Black Meteors players called up for the U23 AFCON Qualifiers: