Tag Archives: Black Starlets

Odartey Lamptey eyes national team coaching job

Nii Odartey Lamptey

Former Black Stars midfielder, Nii Odartey Lamptey, says he is ready to take up any coaching role in the any of the nation’s age-restricted teams. Lamptey had a career which took him to Europe and South America and he also featured for Ghana at U-17, U-20, U-23 and senior team levels. At a point in 1991, he was christened by ...

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2017: A year to forget for Ghana Sports

Sports Minister, Isaac Asiamah

The 2017 sporting year has definitely been one to forget for Ghana, a country that is evidently blessed with an abundance of sporting talent. The year started in a ‘familiar’ fashion. The Black Stars failed to win the AFCON stretching our drought to 35 years. The Black Stars basically lacked consistency and drive throughout the tournament and eventually fell at ...

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“No more cash rewards for Starlets”- Kwesi Nyantakyi


President of the Ghana Football Association, Kwesi Nyantakyi, says his outfit will stop the payment of bonuses in the future to players of the nation’s male U-17 national team, Black Starlets. The recent crop of Black Starlets players who took part in the African U-17 Championships and the World Cup in India were given USD 8,000 as rewards for the ...

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Fentuo writes: Bonuses to Starlets is a no-no


After news emerged that players of the Black Starlets team had been given their bonuses from the 2017 U-17 World Cup in India, Citi Sports’ Fentuo Tahiru, believes that the decision to hand money to these young players is very wrong and the nation will rue it later. Ghana’s U-17 players each got paid $4000 dollars for getting kicked out ...

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Photos: Ghana U-17 star Emmanuel Toku donates footballs to former school


Black Starlets player, Emmanuel Toku, has donated footballs to his former school Osei Kyeretwie Senior High School (OKESS) ahead of the school’s participation in next year’s inter-school soccer competition. Toku was part of the Ghana U-17 team at the FIFA U-17 World Cup in India where they were eliminated in the quarter finals by Mali. Toku was an active member ...

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“Mali U-17 team was not over-aged”- Paa Kwesi Fabin asserts


Black Starlets head coach, Paa Kwesi Fabin, has slammed assertions that the Malian U-17 team taking part in the U-17 World Cup in India is over the age limit. Mali beat Ghana 2-1 in the quarter finals of the tournament but lost 3-1 to Spain in the semis played on Wednesday. Some observers said that the Malians were over the ...

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KORANTENG: What’s the next step for the Black Starlets?


Following Ghana’s exit from the 2017 U-17 World Cup in India, Citi Sports’ Daniel Koranteng assesses what could have gone wrong and urges the nation to plan for the future with the players at the heart of a transition. Ghana’s Black Starlets have arrived home after their FIFA U-17 World Cup outing which saw them fall out at the quarter ...

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Ayiah gutted at missing out on U-17 Golden Boot


Black Starlets captain Eric Ayiah has spoken about his disappointment at missing out on the goal king award at the ongoing FIFA U-17 World Cup. Ghana were dumped out at the quarter final stage on Saturday at the hands of their rivals Mali after falling to a 2-1 defeat. Ayiah who was joint top scorer at the U-17 African Championships ...

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Fabin and Starlets looking for revenge against Mali


Black Starlets head coach, Paa Kwesi Fabin, is hoping to be third time lucky against Mali when he faces them on Saturday in the quarter finals of the U-17 World Cup in India. The match, which will be played in the border town of Guwahati, is the third time Ghana is facing Mali this calendar year but the Starlets have ...

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