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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

NEW DELHI, INDIA - OCTOBER 12: Eric Ayiah of Ghana #6 celebrates with his team-mates after scoring his team's first goal to make it 1-0 during the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 group A match between Ghana and India at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on October 12, 2017 in New Delhi, India. (Photo by Maja Hitij - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

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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U-17 World Cup: Paa Kwesi Fabin names Starlets team to face Colombia


Black Starlets Head Coach, Paa Kwesi Fabin, has named his starting line-up to face Colombia in the FIFA U-17 World Cup opener today [Friday]. The team includes regulars captain Eric Ayiah, Ibrahim Danlad and Emmanuel Toku. Manchester City target Aminu Mohammed and Mohammed Kudus, both of whom were not involved in the African Championships in Gabon, get to start in ...

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Black Starlets train in India ahead of U-17 World Cup opener


Ghana’s Black Starlets held their first training session in New Delhi on Monday after arriving in the country for the start of the U-17 World Cup on October 6. The team will open the tournament with a match against fellow Group side, Colombia, in the Indian capital and the 21 players were put through several drills by coach Paa Kwesi ...

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Starlets trounce Guinea 6-1 in friendly


Ghana’s Black Starlets hammered Guinea 6-1 in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday in a pre-U-17 World Cup friendly. The match was part of the team’s preparations for the 2017 U-17 World Cup in India which starts on October 6. Starlets forward Aminu Mohammed scored three times while Gabriel Ibrahim Sadiq grabbed a brace with Emmanuel Toku scoring the other goal. The victory ...

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Ghana to face USA and Colombia in U17 World Cup


Ghana’s Black Starlets have been drawn in Group A along with hosts India, USA and Colombia in the FIFA U17 World Cup to be held in India later this year. The Starlets will be making their return to the tournament after a 10 year absence and qualified by virtue of finishing as runners up in the U17 African Championships in ...

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