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AFCON 2021 qualifiers: São Tomé and Príncipe name squad to face Ghana

By Vincent Ashitey
AFCON 2021 qualifiers: São Tomé and Príncipe name squad to face Ghana
AFCON 2021 qualifiers: São Tomé and Príncipe name squad to face Ghana

São Tomé and Principe coach Adriano Eusebio Tino has named a 19-man squad for the AFCON 2021 qualifiers against Sudan and Ghana.

Sao Tomé will host the Black Stars in their second group game on Monday, November 18 at the Estádio Nacional 12 de Julho in Ponta de Mina.

The Central African country beat Mauritius 3-1 away from home before completing the task with a 2-1 victory at home to earn a spot in the final phase of the AFCON 2021 qualifiers in Group C.

Sao Tome is ranked 180th in the world.

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Below is the 19-man sqaud for the Afcon qualifiers:

GOALKEEPERS:

Adalmir Almeida Primo (Praia Cruz, Sao Tomé)

Gilmar Eusebio Tavinho (Trindade FC, Sao Tomé)

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DEFENDERS:

Leonildo Soares Ju (Oriental Dragon, Portugal)

Denilson Quaresma (UDRA, Sao Tomé)

Ivonaldo Mendes (UDRA, Sao Tomé)

Charles Monteiro (SG Sacavenense, Portugal)

Edley Motoia Vava Pequeno (Praia Cruz, Sao Tomé)

Lucio Olivieira (FC Silves, Portugal)

Diego Jordao (Needham Markel FC, England)

MIDFIELDERS:

Joazhifel Sousa Ponte (UDRA, Sao Tomé)

Marco Paulo Barbeiro (FC Massama, Portugal)

Jardel Nazare (Uniao de Madeira, Portugal)

Eduardo Varela (FC Porto Real, Sao Tomé)

Harramiz Soares (Leixoes SC, Portugal)

Mauro Santos (Cova de Piedade, Portugal)

Jokceleny Carvalho (UDRA, Sao Tomé)

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ATTACKERS:

Ludgero Silva (SC Covilha, Portugal)

Luis Anjos Leal (Newell's Old Boys, Argentina)

Jeecimilson Tatty (FC Pampilhosa, Portugal)