Asante Kotoko head coach David Duncan has named 16 players for the team’s pre-season trip to Libya.
The porcupine warriors who are also participating in the on-going Ghalca-Six tournament have had to raise two teams in order to be able to honour an agreement to play Libyan giants Al-Ittihad Tripoli in two scheduled international friendlies next week.
Coach Duncan has opted to choose ten players from the starting line-up that thrashed Berekum Chelsea 3-0 in their opening G-6 game on Friday.
The 16-player list also includes five youngsters from the junior ranks (U-17) namely; Kaisan Yuisu, Richmond Opoku Manu, Isaac Agyenim Boateng, Akwasi Nti and Amos Ako-Ese.
Veteran midfielder Stephen Oduro and loan returnee Felix Annan also made the squad that leaves with other 10 other technical, media and management officials at mid-day.
Kotoko contingent to Libya:
Goalkeepers: Felix Annan, Kaisan Yuisu
Defenders: Amos Frimpong, Ahmed Adams, Richard Osei Agyemang, Richmond Opoku Manu
Midfielders: Stephen Oduro, Jackson Owusu, Frank Sarfo Gyamfi, Theophilus Nyame, Amos Ako-Ese, Akwasi Nti, Isaac Agyenim Boateng, Eric Donkor
Forwards: Dauda Mohammed, Obed Owusu
Technical Team: David Duncan (Head coach), Sampson Ampiah (Goalkeepers’ Trainer), Godwin Ablordey (Team Manager), Jerry Newton (Physio)
Team Media: David Kyei (Express), Isaac Gyebi (Portal)
Management: Samuel Opoku Nti, Ali Maradona, Edmund Ackah, Richard Akoto (Dep. Accountant), Ishmael Boakye (Board Secretary)