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Coach Yaw Preko names 18-man squad for Great Olympics clash

Coach Yaw Preko has named an 18-man squad for the crunch FA Cup tie against Great Olympics at the Akoon Park on Wednesday afternoon.

The gaffer has named goalkeepers Dacosta Owusu and Frank Boateng in his squad while the regular defenders Samuel Appiah, Ibrahim Yaro, Baba Musah, Rashid Alhassan, Vincent Atingah as well as Fatawu Sulemana are in the squad.

There are also places for midfielders Rashid Nortey, Richard Boadu, Benjamin Arthur, Agyei Boakye, Kwasi Donsu and stand-in captain Eric Kwakwa

Prince Opoku Agyemang returns to the squad after missing the win over Elmina Sharks.

Wingers Theophilus Anobah and Ebenezer Ackhabi as well as striker Abass Mohammed are all in the squad.

Medeama see the FA Cup as the only silverware achievable after missing out on the Premier League crown.

The Tarkwa-based side will hope to continue their impressive run in the competition after overcoming third-tier Sekondi Eleven Wise and Premier League rivals Karela United.

Those two feats were chalked in an away matches and will be playing at home for the first time.

They host a Great Olympics side which has been impressive this season.

The Dade Boys accounted for high-flying second-tier side Heart of Lions in Kpando to advance to the Round of 16.

However, the lost ground in their push for a top-four finish after losing 1-0 at home to Techiman Eleven Wonders in the Premier League.

The battle lines are drawn for the two teams who are seeking to advance to the semi-finals of the competition.

Medeama 18-man squad to battle Great Olympics.

Dacosta Owusu
Samuel Appiah
Fatawu Sulemana
Vincent Atingah
Baba Musah
Richard Boadu
Benjamin Arthur
Eric Kwakwa
Ebenezer Ackahbi
Prince Opoku Agyemang
Abass Mohammed
Frank Boateng
Kwasi Donsu
 Ibrahim Yaro
Agyei Boakye
Rashid Alhassan
Rashid Nortey
Theophilus Anobah