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Ghana beats Colombia 1-0 in U-17 World Cup opener

Ghana began their campaign in the 2017 U-17 World Cup in India with a 1-0 win over Colombia at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Delhi. The goal was scored by Sadiq Ibrahim in the 39th minute. He met captain Eric Ayiah’s low cross from the left. The Starlets started brightly and felt comfortable by the mid-point of the first half, ...

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Starlets beat Niger to qualify for U-17 championship final

Ghana’s Black Starlets qualified for the final of the CAF U-17 championship after a 6-5 win on penalties. The clinching penalty from Emmanuel Toku, who is slowly becoming the star player of the team, saw the Starlets overcome a nervous penalty shoot-out to reach the finals. Coach Paa Kwesi Fabin’s side had been wasteful throughout the game missing several clear ...

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U17 AFCON: Starlets sail into semis after five star showing against Gabon

Ghana’s Black Starlets sealed a place in the semi-finals of the ongoing Under-17 AFCON tournament after a 5-0 mauling of hosts, Gabon, in Port Gentil. The Starlets produced a scintillating display, completely outclassing their opponents on the night. Captain Eric Ayiah got the first goal of the game through a penalty after he was brought down in the box. Emmanuel ...

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U17 AFCON: Starlets overpower Cameroon in Port Gentil

“Two -time champions, Ghana turned on the style on Sunday at Stade de Port Gentil to crush Cameroon 4-0 in the second match of the on-going Total U-17 African Cup of Nations Gabon 2017. Captain Eric Ayiah and midfielder Ibrahima Sulley both grabbed a brace to shoot the Ghanaians to the top of Group A with a superior goal difference ...

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Starlets to face Niger in double header friendly

The National Under 17 team, the Black Starlets will face their Nigerien counterparts in a double header international friendly in Accra next week. The first match will come off on Easter Monday April 17, 2017 at the Accra Sports Stadium at 3:00 p.m. The second encounter with the same opponent will take place at the same venue three days later ...

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”No pastures greener than our field” – Otumfuo tells youth

The Asantehene Otumfuo Osei-Tutu II has urged the Ghanaian youth to stay in Ghana and use their creative minds to work hard to build and support the nation’s economy. ”I cry in my heart when I see and hear thousands of abled bodied youth from Africa, including Ghana perishing in the desserts and attrocious seas in their efforts to escape ...

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