AYC 2013: Narh, Lartey return for Satellites against Mali

first_imgGhana’S Under 20 captain Lawrence Lartey and striker, Francis Narh, will be available for selection against Mali in the African Youth Championship semi-final clash Tuesday.Captain Lartey is returning after serving a one-match ban, while Narh looks to have recovered from ill-health.Lartey was suspended for the final Group A match against hosts Algeria last Friday due to yellow card accumulation and his return will be key for the Black Satellites against a physical Malian side.Narh, who plays for Tema Youth, has taken active part in the team’s sessions since last Saturday at the El Amria Training pitch.Narh was suffering from exhaustion after the second match against Benin and failed to pass a late fitness test.His partnership with lead striker Ebenezer Assifuah has been profitable although he is yet to find the back of the net. Narh was named Orange Man-of-the-Man in the 1-0 win over Benin last Tuesday.Ghana will play their semi-final at the Ahmed Zabana Stadium in Oran.The winner will face either Egypt or defending champions Nigeria-who play in Ain Temouchent in the final on Saturday.Ghana last won the tournament in Rwanda 2009 when now coach, Sellas Tetteh was in charge.last_img read more