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The Under-17 national team of Ghana will round off their training tour in Italy with three friendly games against the youth side of Juventus, Inter and Milan

The Black Starlets are scheduled to play three warm-up games before heading to Morocco for the African Under-17 championship.

The U17 side are to face Italian giants AC Milan, Inter Milan and Juventus as they prepare for the tournament.

The team is already in Italy for a two-week training tour. They consist of a 25-man squad headed by coach Paa Kwesi Fabian.

“We have made arrangements to play the youth teams of AC Milan, Juventus and Inter Milan,” Black Starlets management committee chairman Fred Crentsil told Joy FM ahead of their departure on Wednesday.

“We’re very determined to go out there and make our people happy by winning the title.”

The 2013 African Under-17 Championship will take place in Morocco from April 13-27.

Full squad

Ali Mohammed, Lawrence Ati Zigi (Red Bull Academy), Emmanuel Anning, Isaac Twum (Eastern Rovers), Patrick Kojo Asmah.

William Denkyi  (Mighty Customs), Nicholas Opoku, Yakubu Mohammed (Tema Youth); Alhassan Manan (Feyenoord Academy); Kofi Agbesimah (Bectero FC)

Gideon Waja (Feyenoord Academy), Caleb Salifu Gomina (Kokoti FC), Asare Paul De-Vries (Wa All Stars), Yaw Yeboah (Right To Dream), Kingsley Fobih

David Atanga (Red Bull Academy), Thomas Agyapong (Right To Dream), Zakaria Mumuni, Emmanuel Oti Essigba (Feyenoord), Emmanuel Boateng (Tema Youth),

Benjamin Tetteh (King Dogo Babies), Hamza Hamidu (Young Olympics), Jihad Fatal, MacCarthy Appiah, Mubarak Baba.

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