Black Satellites to play Inter & AC Milan ahead of AYC in Algeria

The 2009 Under-20 World Cup champions will camp in Italy to fine-tune their strategies with the youth sides of Inter and Milan
Ghana's Under-20 team, the Black Satellites will hold their pre-tournament camp in Italy ahead of the 2013 Africa Youth Championship.

The Black Satellites will be based in the city of Novara to prepare for March's tournament in Algeria.

The two-week pre-tournament camping which starts from February 27 will give head coach Sellas Tetteh the opportunity to engage in warm-up games with the U20  teams of Novara, AC Milan and Inter Milan.

Ghana will fly from their camping base to Algeria for the African Championship which begins on March 16.

The 2009 World Champions will face hosts Algeria, Benin and Egypt in Group A of the Africa U20 Championship which begins on March 16 to 30.

The three-time champions, Black Satellites will be making their ninth appearance in the Africa Youth Championship.

Ghana failed to defend the African title they won in 2009 at the last championship in South Africa two years ago where they suffered a first round exit.