Tag Archives: U-17 World Cup

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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FIFA Under 17 World Cup: Starlets fall to USA


Ghana’s Black Starlets suffered a 1-0 defeat at the hands of USA in their second group game at the ongoing FIFA Under 17 World Cup in India. The Americans dominated the opening stages of the game and went close to taking the lead on a couple of occasions but were denied by Starlets goalkeeper Ibrahim Danlad. Ghana grew into the ...

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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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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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Maidens crash out of U-17 Women’s World Cup


Ghana’s Black Maidens were eliminated from the Women’s U-17 World Cup in Jordan following a 2-1 loss to Korea DPR in Irbid on Thursday. The Maidens had lost to Asian opposition in Japan at the start of the tournament and were hoping for better outing against the 2008 Women’s U-17 World Cup champions. The two teams shared the domination of ...

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