Liberty Professionals has conferred honours on three of their players who helped Ghana win Africa's first U20 World Cup title.
Coach Sellas Tetteh, a Liberty trainer, who was in charge of the Black Satellites in their title win in Egypt two weeks ago was also honoured. Jones Attuquayefio, the enigmatic coach of the Dansoman side, who is recovering for some illness was also given an award for his immense contribution to the club.
The three players of the Club, Kassenu Ghandy, Latif Salifu and goalkeeper Daniel Nii Adjei were presented with a trophy as sign of recognition of their contribution to the success of the team. Tetteh was also presented with a trophy for his role in the success of the Black Satellites at the Crown Liberty Hotel in Bortianor in Accra.
Attuquayefio, also a member of the technical team of Liberty Professionals was also honoured with a trophy for his assistance to the team through its stay in premiership since 1996.
Alhaji Ibrahim Sly Tetteh, President of Liberty Professionals said the Club will continue to focus its attention on youth development since it represents the future of the nation.
He said the Club has therefore taken positive steps towards the development of more soccer talents for the nation by strengthening infrastructural developments to meet the demands of their plans. "We will continue to develop quality players for the various national teams as we have done in the past".
Alhaji Sly Tetteh gave the assurance that Liberty Professionals was also aiming at winning the ultimate trophy in the West Africa Football Union (WAFU) tournament to be held in Lome, Togo. Coach Tetteh expressed appreciation to the Club for recognizing his role in the success of the team.
The ceremony was attended by members of the Board of Directors of Liberty Professionals, players and technical team of the club and other key officials such as Charles Aryeh, Deputy Chief Executive of the National Sports Council (NSC) and Nii Lantei Vanderpuije, aid to President Prof. John Evans Atta Mills.
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