The National U20 Male team, Black Satellites have been drawn in what can be termed the ‘group of death’ alongside Nigeria and Cote D’Ivoire in Group B of the WAFU Qualifying tournament to be staged in Togo.
This was confirmed after a virtual draw which was held in Abidjan on Tuesday October 20.
Host nation Togo and Nigeria, who placed 3rd in the last U20 AFCON were drawn bye in Group A and Group B respectively.
In Group A, Togo have been drawn alongside Niger, Benin and Burkina Faso.
Ahead of the tournament, captain of the Black Satellites, Daniel Afriyie Barnieh noted he wants to lead the Black Satellites to success.
“As the captain of the side, I am eager to ensure that we achieve success in the tournament in Togo as well as all the other international assignments that we will be engaged in from next year”, Afriyie said.
“We have been in camp for over a month now preparing for the WAFU tornament, and, our technical team have been of greeat assistance to us, taking us through our paces.”
“With what I have observed so far, I can confidently conclude that all the boys in camp are focued on the task ahead and, I am confident that we will return to Ghana with the trophy at the end of it all”.
The tournament is scheduled to be staged between November 14 -29, 2020.
The tournament will be used as a qualifier for the next CAF African Youth Championship.