Eight players sent home from Black Meteors camp over age cheating

Hearts of Oak striker Joseph Esso and seven others have been sent packing from the camp of the Ghana u-23 national football team for failing to meet the age limit for the upcoming African qualifiers according to Happy FM.

Black Meteors management sends eight over aged players home

Head coach of the Black Meteors invited 23 players to start camping at Prampram as they prepare for their Africa U-23 Nations Cup qualifier against Togo.


However, it has been reported that eight of the 23 players failed to make the age requirement for the competition.

Below is the list of players who couldn’t to meet the age limit set for the competition.

Owusu Dacosta - Medeama SC

Joseph Esso - Hearts Of Oak

Bright Enchill - Medeama SC


Cletus Nombil - Dreams FC

Douglas Owusu-Ansah - Asante Kotoko

Toufic Mohammed - Star Madrid

Ibrahim Yaro - Medeama SC

Moro Salifu - Bechem United


The Meteors will host neighbours Togo on Tuesday, December 18, 2018, in the first leg of the first round of CAF U-23 Championship qualifier.

Out of thirty countries lined up for the qualifiers, seven will join host Egypt for next year’s championship.

The first three teams from the competition in Egypt next year will represent Africa at the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020.


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