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Ghana beat Nigeria 4-1 to win 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations

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Ghana were crowned the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations champions after thumping Nigeria 4-1 in the final at Cape Coasts Sports Stadium on Sunday, September 24. A brace from Stephen Sarfo, a penalty from Vincent Atingah and an injury time strike from Winnful Cobbinah saw the Black Stars defend their 2013 title. It was a cagey start to the game ...

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2017 WAFU Cup of Nations Niger beat Benin to pick bronze

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A goal in each half from Idrissa Halidou and Victorien Adebayor handed Niger the bronze medal at the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations after beating Benin 2-1 in a third/fourth place play-off match at Cape Coast Sports Stadium on Sunday, September 24. It was a slow start from both teams with the first shot on goal coming in the 12th ...

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Emmanuel Lomotey eyeing WAFU glory on Sunday

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Black Stars B midfielder, Emmanuel Lomotey, is very determined to win the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations with the team in Sunday’s final against Nigeria. The player was the Man Of The Match against Niger in the semi-finals on Thursday as he assisted Stephen Sarfo’s close range finish in the 79th minute to help Ghana win 2-0. After the match, ...

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2017 WAFU Cup of Nations: Rabiu Ali Sends Nigeria Into Final

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A first half goal from Rabiu Ali handed Nigeria a 1-0 win over a ten-man Benin in the first semifinal of the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations at Cape Coast Sports Stadium on Thursday, September 21. The Super Eagles took the lead in the tenth minute after beautiful counter-attacking football which saw Anthony Okpotu play Rabiu Ali through on goal ...

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Black Stars head to WAFU Cup Final after beating Niger

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Goals in each half from Kwame Kizito and Stephen Safro handed Ghana a 2-0 win over Niger in the second semifinal of the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations at Cape Coast Sports Stadium on Thursday, September 21. Niger started strongly and created their first real chance on goal in the tenth minute when Adebayor Victorien dribbled his way into the ...

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“WAFU Semi final clash is our biggest match”- Maxwell Konadu

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Ghana’s Black Stars B coach Maxwell Konadu says the team has put their defeat against Nigeria behind them and are focusing on their semi final clash against Niger on Thursday. Niger booked their place in the semis after finishing 2nd in Group B despite a 2-1 loss to Benin in their final group game on Tuesday. Ghana suffered their first ...

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WAFU Cup: Konadu points to injuries as Ghana lose to Nigeria

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Black Stars B coach, Maxwell Konadu, says injuries played a huge part in the team’s 2-0 loss to Nigeria in the final WAFU Cup Group A match played in Cape Coast on Monday. Ghana conceded two second half goals from Anthony Okpotu and Peter Moses to snap their unbeaten run in the tournament despite already making it to the semi-finals. The ...

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