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No more cash rewards for Black Starlets – Kwesi Nyantakyi

President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Kwesi Nyantakyi, has said his outfit will stop the payment of bonuses in the future to players of the nation’s male U-17 national team, Black Starlets. The recent crop of Black Starlets players who took part in the African U-17 Championships and the World Cup in India were given USD 8,000 as rewards ...

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Fentuo writes: Bonuses to Starlets is a no-no

After news emerged that players of the Black Starlets team had been given their bonuses from the 2017 U-17 World Cup in India, Citi Sports’ Fentuo Tahiru, believes that the decision to hand money to these young players is very wrong and the nation will rue it later. Ghana’s U-17 players each got paid $4000 dollars for getting kicked out ...

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Koranteng writes: What’s the next step for the Black Starlets?

Following Ghana’s exit from the 2017 U-17 World Cup in India, Citi Sports‘ Daniel Koranteng assesses what could have gone wrong and urges the nation to plan for the future with the players at the heart of a transition. Ghana’s Black Starlets have arrived home after their FIFA U-17 World Cup outing which saw them fall out at the quarterfinals ...

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Health issues affected Danso in U17 World Cup – Fabin

Black Starlets Head Coach has revealed the reason why forward Richard Danso was not given enough opportunities at the ongoing U17 FIFA World Cup in India. Danso was largely used as a super sub throughout the tournament, and came on to score twice against both Niger and India. There were many calls for the WAFA youngster to be given a ...

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Black Starlets’ World Cup run ends after loss to Mali

Mali held on to defeat Ghana 2-1 and reach the semi-finals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 on Saturday. The result follows victory over their West African rivals in this year’s CAF U-17 Africa Cup of Nations final and moves them into a last-four meeting with either Iran or Spain in Navi Mumbai on Wednesday. In very wet ...

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Fabin and Starlets looking for revenge against Mali

Black Starlets head coach, Paa Kwesi Fabin, is hoping to be third time lucky against Mali when he faces them on Saturday in the quarter finals of the U-17 World Cup in India. The match, which will be played in the border town of Guwahati, is the third time Ghana is facing Mali this calendar year but the Starlets have ...

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Ghana beat Niger to progress to U-17 World Cup quarters

Ghana defeated Niger 2-0 in an all-African Round of 16 clash at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 in Navi Mumbai on Wednesday. The win earns the Black Starlets a quarter-final clash versus another African opponent in Mali on Saturday in Guwahati. Ghana dominated the first half, creating 13 attempts to Niger’s lone effort. The West Africans created the ...

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U-17 World Cup: Ghana thump India 4-0 to top Group A

Ghana’s Black Starlets proved too strong for hosts India, as they won 4-0 in the final Group A match of the ongoing U-17 World Cup tournament on Thursday. The Starlets needed to win to be sure of a place in the second round, but their great start to the match was not rewarded with goals as their usual trait of ...

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High Commissioner to India urges Starlets to bounce back from USA loss

Ghana’s High Commissioner to India, Mike Ocquaye Jnr, has encouraged the Black Starlets team to work hard and recover from Monday’s 1-0 loss to the United States in the U-17 World Cup. The Starlets were undone by a 75th-minute goal from Ayo Akinola after they failed to put away the numerous chances created on the day. The victory sends the ...

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Starlets need to do better in front of goal – Fabin

Black Starlets head coach, Paa Kwesi Fabin, is unhappy about his team’s lack of sharpness in front of goal and has underlined it as the reason behind the 1-0 loss to the United States on Monday. Forwards Emmanuel Toku, and Sadiq Ibrahim all failed to put their chances away during the match and they paid the ultimate prize when Ayo ...

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