Posted by: westafricanfootball | 15/06/2012

TEMA YOUTH FC – PLAYER PRESENTATION

GOALKEEPERS

Sulemana ADAM

DOB: Unknown

Backup goalkeeper.

Michael ADJEI

DOB: Unknown

Backup goalkeeper.

Joseph HALM

DOB: Unknown

Halm started the season with the number one shirt but lost his place to Kofi Mensah. Halm is approximately 24 years old and is a former player of Great Olympics.

Kofi MENSAH

DOB: Unknown

First-choice goalkeeper who has gotten some rave reviews this season. Mensah was also an important player when Tema Youth FC won promotion to the GLO Premier League last season.

DEFENDERS

Alexander ANTWI

DOB: 22.02.1986

Antwi, a strong central defender, joined Tema Youth FC during the mid-season transfer window. Antwi was part of the Tema Youth FC squad the last time the club played at top level, during the GLO Premier League 2008-2009. Last season, Antwi was a fringe player for Berekum Chelsea FC.

Jeremiah ARKORFUL

DOB: Unknown

Arkorful, an attacking minded left-back, has been one of the revelations of the season. Arkorful, most likely in his early twenties, is skillful, powerful and truly an attacking weapon for Tema Youth FC. He scored two goals during the season.

Joseph Larweh ATTAMAH

DOB: Unknown

Attamah is an effective central defender who was a key player when Tema Youth FC won promotion last season.

Joseph Kofi BARTELS

DOB: Unknown

Bartels, a defender or midfielder, rarerly featured in the matchday squad.

Emmanuel BOATENG

DOB: Unknown

Boateng, primarily a right-back, is a powerful defender.

Jonathan ESHUN

DOB: Unknown

Eshun, a backup defender, never managed to break into the first team.

Joshua ONINKU

DOB: Unknown

Oninku is comfortable both at left-back and right-back. In May 2012, Oninku was one of three candidates for the Ghana Football Association Most Promising Player-award. Oninku has been consistent at the back and has impressed with his overlapping runs, precise crosses and hard tackles.

Kenneth OWUSU

DOB: Unknown

Owusu is a strongman in the heart of the defence and one of the players who deserves special attention. Owusu scored one goal during the season.

Stephen TETTEH

DOB: Unknown

Tetteh is a strong central defender or defensive midfielder.

Emmanuel Ofori TEYEHUGMEH

DOB: 07.10.1992

Teyehugmeh is a fast central defender, formerly of Berekum Chelsea FC. As far as I know, Teyehugmeh never broke into the first team.

MIDFIELDERS

Bernard AKUFFO

DOB: 20.12.1986

Akuffo was captaining Tema Youth FC until he joined AshantiGold SC in January 2012. Akuffo played 12 matches and scored three goals before he left the club. Akuffo is primarily an attacking midfielder or left-winger, known for his creativity and hard running. Akuffo was part of the Tema Youth FC squad the last time the club played at top level, during the GLO Premier League 2008-2009.

Idan CONNEY

DOB: Unknown

Conney is a hard-working attacking midfielder or winger who joined Tema Youth FC during the mid-season transfer window.

Abdulai HAMZA

DOB: 30.11.1987

On paper, Hamza is the star of the team. The attacking midfielder, formerly of Real Sportive and Hearts of Oak SC, scored four goals, all during the first part of the season. During the last three months of the season, Hamza struggled to find his top form and the playmaker will most likely be disappointed with his overall performances.

Issah HUZEIFA

DOB: Unknown

Huzeifa, a key midfielder when Tema Youth FC won promotion, played only a handful matches during the season, making few headlines.

Jacobson LARWEH

DOB: Unknown

Larweh played a couple of matches during the first part of the season.

Derrick MENSAH

DOB: Unknown

Mensah is a key player at central midfield and definitely a player to watch. Mensah trained with the Ghana U-20 national football team during the season and has also been part of Ghana U-23. Mensah has a great all-round view of the match and is often directing the constribution of the ball. He failed to score a single goal during his first ever season at top level and this is an area he should try to improve.

Moses ODJER

DOB: Unknown

Creative midfielder Odjer was apparently 15 years old when the season started. Despite his inexperience, Odjer was one of the discoveries of the season, scoring two goals and impressing with his skill, passing and endurance. Apparently, foreign scouts and local top clubs, including Hearts of Oak SC, have already discovered the youngster.

Albert OSEI

DOB: Uknown

Osei is a stylish midfielder who joined Tema Youth FC during the mid-season transfer window.

Zubeiru SALIFU

DOB: Unknown

Salifu was in and out of the first eleven during the season, performing well as a defensive midfielder or central defender. Some glimpses of his qualities can be found here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pgU7_aAr5MI&feature=relmfu. According to this video, Salifu is born 07.11.1994 and 187 centimeters.

Issah SAYIBU

DOB: Unknown

Sayibu was mostly a substitute but played a couple of matches, mostly at the left side of the midfield.

Benjamin TERRY

DOB: Unknown

Terry is a lively winger, often found on the left, who scored two league goals during the season.

FORWARDS

Isaac AMOAH

DOB: Unknown

Lively attacker Amoah, formerly of Liberty Professionals FC, scored three goals during the season.

John ANTWI

DOB: Unknown

Expectations were high when John Antwi joined Tema Youth FC from Hearts of Oak SC before the current season. Antwi, a big striker, was mostly used as a substitute at the Phobians and he struggled to get playing time at Tema Youth FC as well.

Daniel APPIAH

DOB: Unknown

Appiah is a hard working and mobile attacker who can play on both flanks or as a striker. Apparently, Appiah was top scorer when Tema Youth FC won promotion before the current season. Appiah scored four league goals in his first season at top level. He was often used as a substitute, but should be satisfied with his performances.

Abel Armah HAMMOND

DOB: Unknown

Hammond, a powerful striker, joined Tema Youth FC during the mid-season transfer window and scored two goals.

Francis NARH

DOB: Unknown

Narh, an energetic striker or winger, became top scorer in his first ever season at top level, scoring six goals. The youngster is apparently on the radar of Asante Kotoko FC.

John NYAMEKYE

DOB: Unknown

The young striker was a fringe player during the first part of the season.

Nicholas ODJER

DOB: Unknown

Odjer made mostly substitute appearances during the season, scoring two goals. Despite not being a regular, Odjer looked sharp whenever he got time on the field. Nicholas Odjer and Moses Odjer are brothers.

The picture is taken from Ghanasoccernet and shows Francis Narh, Moses Odjer and Jeremiah Arkorful.


Responses

  1. the young stars of Tema youth are fantastic especially Daniel Appiah


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