Tag Archives: AYC 2015

Reactions: Mali 1-3 Ghana

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Sellas Tetteh Teivi (Head Coach, Ghana): This is a victory for Ghana. It was a satisfactory result and we worked very hard. We have come a long way but I won’t take anything away from the Malians. They showed how good they are even when they were down by three goals. We have learnt a lot of lessons competitively. Fortunately, ...

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Reactions: Nigeria 1-0 Senegal

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Manu Garba (Head Coach, Nigeria):  I feel elated and great. I was part of the team that won the same competition in 1983 as a player and I’m happy to win it as a coach. The difference is the goal of the tournament which was scored by number 7, Bernard Bulbwa. This team is the future of Nigerian football. We ...

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AYC 2015: Nigeria beat Senegal to reach 7th heaven

Nigeria celebrating their 7th AYC title

Nigeria achieved a seventh title, beating hosts Senegal 1-0 in the final on Sunday at a packed Leopold Sedar Senghor Stadium in Dakar. Midfielder Bernard Bulbwa’s first half strike was all the Flying Eagles needed to confirm their status as the most successful country in the history of the biennial championship. Nigeria’s other previous titles were in 1983, 1985, 1987, ...

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Black Satellites beat Mali to win bronze

Black Satellites coach Sellas Tetteh

Ghana have beaten Mali 3:1 to win bronze at the African Under 20 Champonship in Dakar, Senegal. Striker Yaw Yeboah scored a brace and Clifford Aboagye sealed the victory to end the Satellites’ campaign on a high. Yaw Yeboah opened the scoring for Ghana in the 24th minute after tapping in the rebound of a terrific drive by Clifford Aboagye ...

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AYC 2015: Nigeria sink Ghana 2-0 in semis

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The Black Satellites have been beaten 2-0 by Nigeria’s Flying Eagles in the semi-finals of the ongoing African Youth Championships in Senegal. The Ghanaians were seeking to make another final of the tournament following successes in the 2009 and 2013 editions but their plans were were complicated after Nigeria  took the lead in the first half. A corner that was ...

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AYC 2015: Sai replaces Mutawakilu in Ghana team to face Nigeria

Ghana coach Sellas Tetteh has changed his first choice goalkeeper Mutawakilu Seidu for today African Youth Championship semi-final clash against Nigeria in Dakar. Seidu was unconvincing in the three Group matches and Tetteh has decided to introduce Berekum Chelsea goalie Michael Sai. Sai is one of four changes rang in the starting line-up with Joseph Adjei returning to partner Joseph ...

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AYC 2015: Satellites spurred on by Ghana-Nigeria rivalry

Black Satellites captain, Joseph Owusu Bempah says the ecstasy and pride associated with beating Nigeria at any level will spur his colleagues on when the two sides meet in the CAF Under 20 Championship on this evening. The two giants meet in a mouthwatering semi final clash to determine who plays in Sunday’s finals and the Satellites captain is confident ...

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AYC 2015: Ghana coach Sellas Tetteh to make changes for Nigeria match

Black Satellites Sellas Tetteh

Head coach of Ghana’s Under 20 team, Sellas Tetteh, is expected to make some changes to his side which lost 1-0 to Mali in their final group game. The Satellites produced a below-par performance against Mali and were deserved losers on the day. Lead striker Benjamin Tetteh who could only watch from the stands is available and barring any last ...

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AYC 2015: Ghana slip to defeat against Mali, Nigeria next in semis

Coach Sellas Tetteh and his side tasted defeat for the first time in the on-going Africa Youth Championship when they failed to recover from an early strike from Ichaka Diarra. Ghana was deprived of their lanky striker Benjamin Tetteh who failed to recover from a an injury he picked up against Zambia in the last game but Sellas Tetteh still ...

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