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Mali beat Black Starlets to advance to the Semi final

Mali beat Black Starlets to advance to the Semi final

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Two goals in each half ensure Mali beat Black Starlets of Ghana 2-1 in the quarter final of the 2017 FIFA World Cup in India to progress to the next round of the tournament. The downpour before and during the game made it difficult for viewers to witness the best game from the two African countries. But Mali ensured they did business as they beat the Black Starlets of Ghana to progressed to the next round of the competition. Hadji Drame chanced on a failed clearance by the Ghanaians before calmly playing it past goalkeeper Danlad Ibrahim to put the Eagles in front. Back from recess, Goalkeeper Danlad Ibrahim gift the Malians the second goal of the day after he failed to deal with a Djemoussa Troare's long ball. Mohammed Kudus gave Ghana a lifeline when he converted a pen...
Black Starlets thrash India to top Group A

Black Starlets thrash India to top Group A

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Two goals from skipper Eric Ayiah and a goal each from Emmanuel Toku Richard Danso was all Ghana needed to seal a place in the round of 16 of the FIFA U17 World Cup against India. Coming into the game, the Black Starlets needed a win to be able to progressed to next stage of the competition and they did just that as they whipped host India by 4-0. Captain of the side Eric Ayiah shot the young Ghanaians in the lead few minutes to the end of the first half after Indian goal keeper failed to clear a Sadiq Ibrahim cross. Minutes into the second half, Ayiah added the second goal for Ghana with a powerful drive after receiving a ball from Arkoh Mensah from the left side of the attack. Substitutes Richard Danso and Emmanuel Toku added the 3rd and 4th within a minute to seal the win fo...
Black Starlets poised for Victory against host India

Black Starlets poised for Victory against host India

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The Black Starlets of Ghana are in for a must win game today as they face host India in the last group games of the ongoing FIFA U17 World Cup. After losing to USA in their second game despite a very good start, the little stars from Ghana will seek to return to winning ways as they eyes a place in the next round of the competition. Ghana have lost once and won one in their first two games but will have win this last game convincingly if they harbor any dream of making it in this competition. Despite their inability to win any game in the competition, the Indians have showed they are a very good side who can match any team on a good day and will do same against the Starlets. But the young Ghanaians who are poised for victory today have vowed to do what ever it takes to beat...
Ghana U17 midfielder Yussif regains consciousnesses

Ghana U17 midfielder Yussif regains consciousnesses

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Ghana U17 midfielder Abdul Razak Yussif has regained consciousness after being rushed to the hospital during yesterday's World Cup group match in India. The Koforidua Youth enforcer remains at the Fortis Escort Heart Hospital in Delhi after he suffered the head injury during the match against the United States. Ghana medical chiefs have confirmed that the youngster will stay in the hospital for further tests to ensure that he fully recovers. Yussif was stretchered off after he was involved in a clash with American striker Josh Sargent in the 81st minute of the Group A match. The Ghanaian youngster was knocked unconscious after the clash of heads and regained consciousness after treatment at the hospital. Doctors will continue with further tests on the player after their ...
Black Starlets face USA in U17 World Cup in India

Black Starlets face USA in U17 World Cup in India

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Black Starlets of Ghana continue their journey in the 2017 World Cup in India as they face USA in the second Group A game in Delhi. The Ghanaians will be seeking to qualify for the next round of the competition with a victory after beating Colombia in their first game. Coach Paa Kwesi Fabin and his young men will wish they repeat the performance in the first game as they bid to progress to the next round of the World Cup competition. USA defeated the host nation India, by 3-0 in their first game and a win for them as well will send them to the next round of the competition making it a very difficult game. Ghana and USA are both on 3 points with Colombia and India at third and Fourth with no point.
USA cruise to comfortable win over hosts India

USA cruise to comfortable win over hosts India

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India’s debut at a FIFA competition ended in a 3-0 loss after the FIFA U-17 World Cup hosts fell to USA in their Group A opener in New Delhi on Friday evening. A passionate crowd at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium roared the home side on throughout the duration of this historic match for Indian football. However, it was John Hackworth’s Stars and Stripes that showed their qualities in getting their tournament account off to a winning start. USA’s match winner came from the penalty spot on the half-hour mark. Josh Sargent picked up where he left off at the U-20 World Cup in Korea Republic earlier this year by converting the spot-kick after the American captain was fouled in the box by Jitendra Singh. The Stars and Stripes doubled their lead shortly after the break when Chris D
Sadiq Ibrahim goal hands Ghana win over Colombia

Sadiq Ibrahim goal hands Ghana win over Colombia

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The Ghana Black Starlets began their 2017 U17 World Cup with a narrow win over Colombia in the first Group A game played in India. Ghana show their readiness for the game by dictating the pace of the game right from the blast of the whistle with attacking threats into the half of the South Americans. The Black Starlets performance finally yielded fruit when Sadiq Ibrahim latched on to an Eric Ayiah cross to put the African side in the lead. Back from recess, the Colombians came into the game stronger looking for the equaliser but the resolute defence of Ghana stood high to prevent a goal from their opponents. Ghana tops the group with 3 points from one game and will face USA in their second group game.    
Ghana names team to face Columbia in Delhi

Ghana names team to face Columbia in Delhi

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Head Coach of Ghana U17 side Paa Kwesi Fabin has named a team to face Columbia this morning in the World Cup opener in Delhi, India. Ghana begin their World Cup journey with a game against the North American side today at exactly 11:30AM Ghanaian time. The Black Starlets are seeking a good start in the competition as they make a return to the tournament after a 10 year absence. Below is the official line up 1.Ibrahim Danlad 2. Najeeb Yakubu 3. Rashid Alhassan 4. Abdul Razak Yusif 5. Gideon Mensah 6. Mohammed Iddriss 7.Ibrahim Sadiq 8. Mohammed Kudus 9. Eric Ayiah 10. Emmanuel Toku 11. Mohammed Aminu…  
Ghana vows to beat Columbia in World Cup opener

Ghana vows to beat Columbia in World Cup opener

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The National U17 side of Ghana, Black Starlets will be hoping to reintroduce themselves as one of the best sides when it comes to youth football when they face their counterparts from Columbia on Friday. The Group A opener will see the young Ghanaian side take on the north American side as they open their account in this year's U17 World Cup tournament in India. Ghana makes a return into the competition after 10 years absence and bent on reestablishing themselves as one of the best sides when it comes to youth soccer by beating Columbia convincingly. After successfully placing second in the African cup in Gabon, the Black Starlets have made the World cup trophy their main target and have vow to do anything possible to lift the trophy which has eluded them for over two decades ...
Abdul Salam Yakubu: We are going for the ultimate

Abdul Salam Yakubu: We are going for the ultimate

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Black Starlets Management member Abdul Salam Yakubu, has high hopes the young Ghanaians will bring the World Cup home. Ghana makes a return to the World's biggest juvenile football tournament after 10 years absence and the owner of New Edubiase believes Ghana will be crowned winners after the tournament. The Black Starlets arrived in Delhi on Monday from Abu Dhabi where the team have been preparing for this year's tournament. "Going into the African Championship in Gabon, our main aim was to qualify for the World Cup so the trophy was not really the target. But now that we have achieve our first aim by making it to the World Cup, We now have all our mind on the big trophy" Abdul Salam told Asempa FM. Coach Paa Kwesi Fabin and his boys are hoping to end Ghana's 22 year wait ...