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Former Owls' World Cup Hope

Former Wednesday striker Lloyd Owusu could be in-line for a shock call-up to the Ghana national side who are taking part in this summer's World Cup in Germany.

Owusu, now at League One side Brentford, will be linking up with the Ghana side who are playing German side Stuttgart in a friendly in Wurzburg tomorrow.

The call-up comes just in time for the former Wednesday and Reading man to make an impression ahead of the World Cup - and join up with star names including Michael Essien and Stephen Appiah.

Owusu told the Yorkshire Post: 'If the chance now comes for me to be involved at World Cup I'm going to take it. Making it to the biggest competition in world football is every professional player's dream.'

The Slough-born striker made 24 starts for the Owls after his move North from Brentford. He bagged nine goals, including his famous 'one-touch Owusu' goal against Sheffield United - where he came off the bench for his first start at Hillsborough and bagged a goal in the 2-0 win over the Blades.

He moved on to Reading in 2003 before moving back to Brentford in the summer of 2005, where he hopes to achieve promotion and play against the Owls next season.

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Writer:Nick
Date:Tuesday April 25 2006
Time: 11:33AM

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One touch Owusu :) Wasn't he sick in that game aswell because he wasn't used to big crowds or something daft like that? I seem to remember it happening a few times! Some debut huh?
welshyowl
25/04/2006 12:49:00
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That one touch was about the only good one he had, wasn't it? Making it to the biggest competition in world football, checking in to a five star hotel and sitting round the pool after having a bit of asthma trouble is every professional player's dream.. ah, cynical old Auckland Owl :-)
Auckland Owl
25/04/2006 21:57:00
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lololol Auckland. Not only cynical, but bery close to the truth. Are you sure your not a manager?
FEn_100
26/04/2006 02:11:00
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at least owusu has something from this season, one of the top scorers of the division and a spot at the world cup!
vertigo_red
26/04/2006 15:02:00
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wonder if the Ghana fans do that Owusu hand celebration when he scores? err. if he scores/plays?
spirtySWFC
26/04/2006 18:28:00
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