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Black Satellites step up African Games preparations with 5-0 win over DOL side

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Division One League Kings Palace FC could not pose a threat to the Black Satellites as the National U20 male team cruised to a 5-0 win in their friendly match played at the Akotex Park in Akosombo on Wednesday, February 21, 2024.

The game was a test game for the Black Satellites as they continue to prepare for the upcoming 13th African Games, Accra 2023 Male football tournament which will be staged from March 8-23, 2024.

Kings Palace FC are also preparing for the resumption of the Access Bank Division One League which will begin this weekend.

After a Goalless first half, Coach Desmond Ofei’s side came out from the dug out all blazing with Dreams FC’s Abdul Aziz getting the opener for the National U20 side.

Thought FC’s Jerry Afriyie who scored a brace in the team’s friendly against Ebusua Dwarfs on Sunday, got scored another double to take the scores to 3-0.

Right to Dream FC’s Abdul Hakeem and FC Samartex youngster Michael Ephson then added to the tally to give the Black Satellites an emphatic 5-0 win in the game.

After weeks of team building and preparations at the Ghanaman Soccer Centre of Excellence in Prampram, the technical team is making efforts to arrange some test games for the team as they enter the final stages of preparations for the competition.

So far, the Black Satellites have engaged in friendly matches against some topflight and lower tier sides.

Here are the results of friendly matches played by the Black Satellites so far:

  • Black Satellites 0-0 Heart of Lions
  • Hearts of Oak 0-1 Black Satellites
  • Ebusua Dwarfs 1-3 Black Satellites
  • Kings Palace 0-5 Black Satellites

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