The Black Satellites (U-20) defeated Division One Zone Three outfit Heart of Lions 2-0 at the Accra Sports Stadium on Monday in their final preparatory game for the 2022 WAFU Zone B Cup of Nations.
The team scored in each half, courtesy goals from Heart of Lions’ Mustapha Yakubu and Deportivo FC’s Nti Emmanuel.
The victory against Heart of Lions was the team’s fourth win in friendly games in the pass two weeks, beating Golden Kick 4-1, Tema Youth 2-1 and Euro Africa 1-0.
Satellites will depart Ghana in the coming days for the competition to be played in Niger from Saturday, May 7 to Friday, May 20, 2022
Ghana will go into the competition as defending champions having come from behind to beat Burkina Faso 2-1 at the Stade Charles De Gaulles in Porto Novo, Benin two years ago.
The Black Satellites have been pitted in Group B and will open their campaign against Nigeria on Sunday, May 8, before playing Burkina Faso in the final group game on Saturday, May 14. Both games will be played at the Stade Général Seyni Kountché.
Finalists will secure a place at the U-20 African Cup to be played in Egypt between February 18 to March, 12, 2023.