Posted by: westafricanfootball | 23/11/2013

GHANA AT THE 2013 WAFU NATIONS CUP

Asiedu-AttobrahIn this post, I will present the 26 players of the Ghana B national football team for the 2013 WAFU Nations Cup.

The picture is of Asiedu Attobrah and was found on ghanasoccernet.com.

Name: ADADE, FOLI
Position: GHANA
DOB: Unknown
Position: Goalkeeper
Season Club L Games Goals
Saraphina FC Dansoman(Ghana)
Tema Youth FC(Ghana)
2010-2011 Ebusua Dwarfs(Ghana) 1    0
2011-2012 Ebusua Dwarfs(Ghana) 1    0
2012-2013 Ebusua Dwarfs(Ghana) 1    0
2013-2014 Medeama SC(Ghana) 1

* Foli Adade is an excellent shot-stopper and the first choice goalkeeper at Medeama SC. According to the Confederation of African Football, Adade is born 12.05.1991. According to Ghana Football Association, Adade is born 10.12.1992.

Name: ADJEI, FRANCIS
Nationality: GHANA
DOB: Unknown
Position: Winger / Striker
Season Club L Games Goals
2013-2014 AshantiGold SC(Ghana) 1

* Francis Adjei has been one of the revelations of the new season. The tricky winger of AshantiGold SC, picked up from amateur football, has scored two goals during the GLO Premier League 2013-2014.

Name: ADAMS, STEPHEN
Position: GHANA
DOB: Unknown
Position: Goalkeeper
Season Club L Games Goals
2004 Real Sportive Tema(Ghana) 1    0
2005 Real Sportive Tema(Ghana) 1    0
2006-2007 Real Sportive Tema(Ghana) 1    0
2007-2008 Real Sportive Tema(Ghana) 1    0
2008-2009 Real Sportive Tema(Ghana) 2    0
2009-2010 Aduana Stars FC(Ghana) 1    0
2010-2011 Aduana Stars FC(Ghana) 1    0
2011-2012 Aduana Stars FC(Ghana) 1    0
2012-2013 Aduana Stars FC(Ghana) 1    0
2013-2014 Aduana Stars FC(Ghana) 1

* Stephen Adams is the veteran goalkeeper of Aduana Stars FC, widely regarded as one of the best goalkeepers in the GLO Premier League. Adams is known for his consistency and commanding displays.

Name: ADUSEI, KWABENA
Nationality: GHANA
DOB: 03.06.1987
Position: Central defender
Season Club L Games Goals
Corners Babies FC(Ghana)
2005 Okwawu United FC(Ghana) 1
2006-2007 Unknown
2007-2008 Tema Youth FC(Ghana) 1    1
2008-2009 Kessben FC(Ghana) 1    0
2009-2010 Kessben FC(Ghana) 1    3
2010-2011 Medeama SC(Ghana) 1    1
2011-2012 Medeama SC(Ghana) 1    6
2012-2013 Asante Kotoko FC(Ghana) 1    23    5
2013-2014 Asante Kotoko FC(Ghana) 1

* Centre-back Kwabena Adusei is strong as a bull and is well-known for his thunderbolt free-kicks. So far this season, Adusei has played 10 matches (1 goal) for Asante Kotoko FC.

Name: AINOOSON, SAMUEL ABEIKU
Nationality: GHANA
DOB: 24.09.1990
Position: Central defender / Right-back
Season Club L Games Goals
Ankara SC(Ghana)
2008-2009 Inter Allies FC(Ghana) 2
2009-2010 New Edubiase United FC(Ghana) 1    0
2010-2011 New Edubiase United FC(Ghana) 1    0
2011-2012 New Edubiase United FC(Ghana) 1    2
2012-2013 New Edubiase United FC(Ghana) 1    28    0
2013-2014 Asante Kotoko FC(Ghana) 1

* Samuel Abeiku Ainooson is the defensive partner of Kwabena Adusei, having played 11 matches (0 goals) after his transfer from New Edubiase United FC. Ainooson is a quality defender with a bright future in the beautiful game.

Name: AKUFFO, MICHAEL
Nationality: GHANA
DOB: 18.12.1985
Position: Central midfielder
Season Club L Games Goals
2006-2007 Feyenoord Academy(Ghana) 1
2008 ASEC Mimosas(Ivory Coast) 1
2009 FC PoPa(Finland) 2    9    4
2010 FC PoPa(Finland) 2    23    3
2010-2011 Aasante Kotoko FC(Ghana) 1    13    1
2011-2012 Asante Kotoko FC(Ghana) 1    26    4
2012-2013 Asante Kotoko FC(Ghana) 1    24    2
2013-2014 Asante Kotoko FC(Ghana) 1

* Michael Akuffo is a workaholic midfielder, known for ball-winning ability, clever passing, counter-attacking moves and physical strenght. Akuffo has played 11 matches (2 goals) this season.

Name: AMOAKO, ISAAC
Nationality: GHANA
DOB: 20.08.1983
Position: Goalkeeper
Season Club L Games Goals
2002 Brong Ahafo United FC(Ghana) 1
2003 Obuasi Goldfields(Ghana) 1
2004 AshantiGold SC(Ghana) 1
2005 AshantiGold SC(Ghana) 1
2006-2007 Asante Kotoko FC(Ghana) 1    0
2007-2008 Asante Kotoko FC(Ghana) 1    0
2008-2009 Asante Kotoko FC(Ghana) 1    10    0
2009-2010 Asante Kotoko FC(Ghana) 1    22    0
2010-2011 Asante Kotoko FC(Ghana) 1    26    0
2011-2012 Asante Kotoko FC(Ghana) 1    6    0
2012-2013 Asante Kotoko FC(Ghana) 1    9    0
2013-2014 Asante Kotoko FC(Ghana) 1

* After a couple of seasons as second-choice at Asante Kotoko FC, veteran Isaac Amoako has retained the number one shirt. Amoako has played 11 of 12 matches this season, impressing with match-winning saves.

Name: ANOBAAH, THEOPHILUS
Nationality: GHANA
DOB: Unknown
Position: Right-winger / Striker / Attacking midfielder
Season Club L Games Goals
2006-2007 AshantiGold SC(Ghana) 1
2007-2008 AshantiGold SC(Ghana) 1    0
2008-2009 AshantiGold SC(Ghana) 1    1
2009-2010 AshantiGold SC(Ghana) 1    2
2010-2011 AshantiGold SC(Ghana) 1    3
2011-2012 Medeama SC(Ghana) 1    0
2012-2013 Medeama SC(Ghana) 1    24    6
2013-2014 Medeama SC(Ghana) 1

* Theophilus Anobaah is a skilful winger who loves to dribble and make attacking runs into the box. After several great seasons for AshantiGold SC and Medeama SC, Anobaah should be good enough for bigger leagues. Anobaah has scored one goal this season.

Name: ASANTE, EMMANUEL
Nationality: GHANA
DOB: Unknown
Position: Left-back
Season Club L Games Goals
2011-2012 Bechem United FC(Ghana) 1    0
2012-2013 Bechem United FC(Ghana) 2
2013-2014 Bechem United FC(Ghana) 1

* Emmanuel Asante is a highly-regarded left-back at Bechem United FC, presented in this YouTube-video: www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUcUE_shOMc. According to the video, Asante is born 02.05.1995.

Name: ATTOBRAH, ASIEDU
Nationality: GHANA
DOB: Unknown
Position: Attacking midfielder / Right-winger
Season Club L Games Goals
2008-2009 New Edubiase United FC(Ghana) 2
2009-2010 New Edubiase United FC(Ghana) 1
2010-2011 New Edubiase United FC(Ghana) 1    0
2011-2012 New Edubiase United FC(Ghana) 1    3
2012-2013 New Edubiase United FC(Ghana) 1    28    3
2013-2014 New Edubiase United FC(Ghana) 1

* Asiedu Attobrah is one of the hottest prospects in the GLO Premier League. The skilful, creative midfielder is dictating the style of play at New Edubiase United FC and has attracted interest from both local and foreign clubs. According to two independent sources, Attobrah is born 15.03.1995, somewhat incredible as he played senior football in 2009. The following YouTube-clips should be checked out:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7_krzo_iCaM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cSzY4Ajf7So

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cFEHdofBHn8

Name: BASIT, MOHAMMED ABDUL 
Nationality: GHANA
DOB: 19.01.1986
Position: Midfielder
Season Club L Games Goals
Heart of Lions FC(Ghana)
2007-2008 Accra Great Olympics(Ghana) 1    1
2008-2009 Berekum Chelsea FC(Ghana) 1    4
2009-2010 Berekum Chelsea FC(Ghana) 1
2010-2011 Berekum Chelsea FC(Ghana) 1    5
2011-2012 Berekum Chelsea FC(Ghana) 1    8
2012-2013 Berekum Chelsea FC(Ghana) 1    13    1
2013-2014 Berekum Chelsea FC(Ghana) 1

* Mohammed Abdul Basit is team captain and the midfield general of Berekum Chelsea FC. Basit is a big, strong goalscoring midfielder with plenty of experience from the local league.

Name: GADZE, RICHARD
Nationality: GHANA
DOB: Unknown
Position: Striker
Season Club L Games Goals
2012-2013 Ebusua Dwarfs(Ghana) 1    17    6
2013-2014 Ebusua Dwarfs(Ghana) 1

* Powerful striker Richard Gadze was one of last season’s revelations. This season, Gadze has scored only once for Ebusua Dwarfs.

Name: MOHAMMED, LATIF
Nationality: GHANA
DOB: 22.10.1990
Position: Left-winger / Attacking midfielder / Left-back
Season Club L Games Goals
2009-2010 Great Olympics FC(Ghana) 1
2010-2011 AshantiGold SC(Ghana) 1    0
2011-2012 AshantiGold SC(Ghana) 1    1
2012-2013 AshantiGold SC(Ghana) 1    20    2
2013-2014 AshantiGold SC(Ghana) 1

* Latif Mohammed is a quality player, often found on the left-wing of AshantiGold SC. Mohammed covers a lot of ground due to his impressive work-rate. Mohammed has excellent ball-control and is dangerous in front of goal.

Name: MOHAMMED, SULLEY
Nationality: GHANA
DOB: Unknown
Position: Striker
Season Club L Games Goals
2011-2012 King Faisal Babes(Ghana) 2
2012-2013 King Faisal Babes(Ghana) 1    27    8
2013-2014 King Faisal Babes(Ghana) 1

* Sulley Mohammed is one of the most interesting strikers in the GLO Premier League. Mohammed is a strong, fast and skilful player with a bright future. At the time of writing, Mohammed has scored five goals during the GLO Premier League 2013-2014.

Name: MORO, ABUBAKAR
Nationality: GHANA
DOB: 17.08.1991
Position: Central midfielder / Defensive midfielder
Season Club L Games Goals
2009-2010 Hearts of Oak SC(Ghana) 1    0
2010-2011 Hearts of Oak SC(Ghana) 1    18    1
2011-2012 Hearts of Oak SC(Ghana) 1    28    0
2012-2013 Hearts of Oak SC(Ghana) 1    25    0
2013-2014 Hearts of Oak SC(Ghana) 1

* Abubakar Moro is a defensive midfielder, stabilizing the midfield with his ball-winning abilities. Moro is a tireless worker and one of the first names on the team-sheet of Hearts of Oak SC.

Name: MORTON, FRANCIS
Nationality: GHANA
DOB: Unknown
Position: Left-back / Left-winger
Season Club L Games Goals
2009-2010 Liberty Professionals FC(Ghana) 1    1
2010-2011 Liberty Professionals FC(Ghana) 1    0
2011-2012 Liberty Professionals FC(Ghana) 1    2
2012-2013 Ebusua Dwarfs(Ghana) 1    2
2013-2014 Ebusua Dwarfs(Ghana) 1

* Few players in the GLO Premier League can match the left-foot of Francis Morton, the left-back or left-winger of Ebusua Dwarfs. Morton is known for his thunderbolt shots and precise deliveries from the left. He is also somewhat of an expert from set-pieces and always willing to join the attack. According to unconfirmed sources, Morton is born 05.11.1992.

Name: MPONG, RICHARD
Nationality: GHANA
DOB: 04.07.1990
Position: Right-winger / Left-winger
Season Club L Games Goals
2006-2007 Gamba All Blacks FC(Ghana) 1
2007-2008 Kessben FC(Ghana) 1    1
2008-2009 Kessben FC(Ghana) 1    3
2009-2010 Kessben FC(Ghana) 1    1
2010-2011 Kessben FC(Ghana) 1    2
2011-2012 Medeama SC(Ghana) 1    1
2012-2013 Asante Kotoko FC(Ghana) 1    25    1
2013-2014 Asante Kotoko FC(Ghana) 1

* Petit winger Richard Mpong is known for excellent dribbling skills, pace and pin-point crosses. When Mpong is in form, few defenders can stop him. Mpong has played 11 matches (1 goal) for Asante Kotoko FC this season.

Name: NELSON, ALFRED
Nationality: GHANA
DOB: 18.09.1992
Position: Central defender
Season Club L Games Goals
Unistar Soccer Academy(Ghana)
2010-2011 Liberty Professionals FC(Ghana) 1    2
2011-2012 Liberty Professionals FC(Ghana) 1    0
2012-2013 Liberty Professionals FC(Ghana) 1    0
2013-2014 Liberty Professionals FC(Ghana) 1

* Alfred Nelson is a commanding centre-back and the team captain of Liberty Professionals FC.

Name: OPOKU, JORDAN 
Nationality: GHANA
DOB: 08.10.1984
Position: Attacking midfielder
Season Club L Games Goals
Feyenoord Academy(Ghana) 1
2003-2004 Feyenoord Rotterdam(Netherlands) 1      0    0
2003-2004 SC Excelsior Rotterdam(Netherlands) 2    34    3
2004-2005 Royal Antwerp FC(Belgium) 2    25    3
2005 Feyenoord Academy(Ghana) 1    1
2006-2007 Feyenoord Academy(Ghana) 1
2007-2008 Asante Kotoko FC(Ghana) 1    3
2008-2009 Asante Kotoko FC(Ghana) 1    29    1
2009-2010 Asante Kotoko FC(Ghana) 1    2
2010-2011 Asante Kotoko FC(Ghana) 1    11    1
2010-2011 Dinamo Tirana(Albania) 1    15    1
2011-2012 Berekum Chelsea FC(Ghana) 1    0
2012-2013 Berekum Chelsea FC(Ghana) 1    25    2
2013-2014 Asante Kotoko FC(Ghana) 1

* Jordan Opoku is arguably the finest midfielder in the GLO Premier League. Opoku is a creative, attacking-minded midfielder with silky passes and an excellent understanding of the game. Opoku has played 12 matches ( 1 goal) this season.

Name: OWUSU, JACKSON
Nationality: GHANA
DOB: 15.10.1988
Position: Defensive midfielder / Central defender
Season Club L Games Goals
Osika FC(Ghana)
2008-2009 Berekum Chelsea FC(Ghana) 1    2
2009-2010 Berekum Chelsea FC(Ghana) 1    0
2010-2011 Berekum Chelsea FC(Ghana) 1    0
2011-2012 Berekum Chelsea FC(Ghana) 1    1
2012-2013 Berekum Chelsea FC(Ghana) 1    24    3
2013-2014 Berekum Chelsea FC(Ghana) 1

* Jackson Owusu is a hard-working holding midfielder who shields his defenders effectively. Owusu is also comfortable in a central defensive role, and is a key player at Berekum Chelsea FC.

Name: OWUSU-ANSAH, EDMOND
Nationality: GHANA
DOB: 02.04.1983
Position: Central midfielder
Season Club L Games Goals
2003 Asante Kotoko FC(Ghana) 1
2004 Asante Kotoko FC(Ghana) 1
2005 Asante Kotoko FC(Ghana) 1
2006-2007 Asante Kotoko FC(Ghana) 1
2007-2008 Heart of Lions FC(Ghana) 1    2
2008-2009 Heart of Lions FC(Ghana) 1    2
2009-2010 Heart of Lions FC(Ghana) 1
2010-2011 Heart of Lions FC(Ghana) 1    1
2011 Song Lam Nghe An(Vietnam) 1
2012 Vicem Hai Phong(Vietnam) 1
2013 Vicem Hai Phong(Vietnam) 1
2013-2014 Heart of Lions FC(Ghana) 1

* Edmond Owusu-Ansah is a classy and experienced midfielder, partly responsible for the fine form of Heart of Lions FC.

Name: SAKA, GODFRED
Nationality: GHANA
DOB: 02.11.1988
Position: Right-back
Season Club L Games Goals
Right to Dream Academy(Ghana)
2009-2010 Aduana Stars FC(Ghana) 1    1
2010-2011 Aduana Stars FC(Ghana) 1    0
2011-2012 Aduana Stars FC(Ghana) 1    6
2012-2013 Aduana Stars FC(Ghana) 1    26    5
2013-2014 Aduana Stars FC(Ghana) 1

* Godfred Saka is arguably the finest right-back in the GLO Premier League. Saka is strong in the tackle, excellent going forward and is an expert from set-pieces, explaining his impressive goalscoring rate for a defender. At the time of writing, Saka has scored three penalty goals after 12 rounds of the GLO Premier League 2013-2014.

Name: SULEY, NURU
Nationality: GHANA
DOB: Unknown
Position: Central defender / Defensive midfielder
Season Club L Games Goals
Accra Great Olympics(Ghana)
2011-2012 Mighty Jets FC(Ghana) 1    1
2012-2013 Hearts of Oak SC(Ghana) 1    26    2
2013-2014 Hearts of Oak SC(Ghana) 1

* Nuru Suley is a key defender at Hearts of Oak SC, having played 11 of 12 matches this season. Suley is strong in the air and a hard tackler.

Name: TIJANI, JOSHUA
Nationality: GHANA
DOB: Unknown
Position: Central defender / Right-back
Season Club L Games Goals
2009-2010 Sekondi Hasaacas FC(Ghana) 1    0
2010-2011 Wa All Stars FC(Ghana) 1    0
2011-2012 Wa All Stars FC(Ghana) 1    0
2012-2013 Wa All Stars FC(Ghana) 1    1
2013-2014 AshantiGold SC(Ghana) 1

* Joshua Tijani is a dependable centre-back, known for his power and strenght. At AshantiGold SC, Tijani faces tough competition from Awudu Nafiu and Lawrence Lartey, and he will sometimes be found at right-back.

Name: YAHAYA, MOHAMMED
Nationality: GHANA
DOB: 17.12.1988
Position: Striker / Attacking midfielder / Defensive midfielder
Season Club L Games Goals
2006-2007 Tema Youth FC(Ghana) 1
2007-2008 OGC Nice(France) 1    0    0
2008-2009 Tema Youth FC(Ghana) 1    0
2009-2010 Berekum Chelsea FC(Ghana) 1    0
2010-2011 Real Tamale United FC(Ghana) 1    0
2011-2012 Asante Kotoko FC(Ghana) 1    6    0
2012-2013 Amidaus Professionals FC(Ghana) 1    24    11
2013-2014 Asante Kotoko FC(Ghana) 1

* Mohammed Yahaya is a versatile player, originally a midfielder but often played up-front at Asante Kotoko FC. Yahaya has scored 2 goals in 11 matches this season. Yahaya is a skilful player with great physical strenght and powerful shots.

Name: YEBOAH, SAMUEL 178 cm 70 kg
Nationality: GHANA
DOB: 25.06.1986
Position: Winger / Striker
Season Club L Games Goals
2004 Heart of Lions FC(Ghana) 1
2004-2005 FC Sheriff Tiraspol(Moldova) 1    13    6
2005-2006 FC Sheriff Tiraspol(Moldova) 1    13    6
2005-2006 Hapoel Kfar-Saba(Israel) 1    18    7
2006-2007 Hapoel Kfar-Saba(Israel) 1    31    11
2007-2008 Hapoel Kfar-Saba(Israel) 1    33    15
2008-2009 Hapoel Tel-Aviv(Israel) 1    30    13
2009-2010 Hapoel Tel-Aviv(Israel) 1    11    2
2009-2010 Racing Genk(Belgium) 1    14    3
2010-2011 Racing Genk(Belgium) 1    2    0
2010-2011 Beitar Jerusalem(Israel) 1    30    4
2011-2012 Racing Genk(Belgium) 1    0    0
2011-2012 MS Ashdod(Israel) 1    8    0
2011-2012 Nea Salamina(Cyprus) 1    11    3
2012-2013 Unknown
2013-2014 Heart of Lions FC(Ghana) 1

* Personally, I think it is wonderful that experienced players like Samuel Yeboah returns to Ghanaian football. The pacy attacker, who has scored 50 goals in the Israeli top division, is a full international player for Ghana who has became a key player at Heart of Lions FC. Yeboah has scored four goals so far this season.


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