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Fabin and Starlets looking for revenge against Mali

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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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Ghana beat Niger to progress to U-17 World Cup quarters

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Ghana defeated Niger 2-0 in an all-African Round of 16 clash at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 in Navi Mumbai on Wednesday. The win earns the Black Starlets a quarter-final clash versus another African opponent in Mali on Saturday in Guwahati. Ghana dominated the first half, creating 13 attempts to Niger’s lone effort. The West Africans created the first chance ...

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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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2017 U-17 WC: Toku, Aminu Mohammed benched for India clash

NEW DELHI, INDIA - OCTOBER 06: Sadiq Ibrahim #19 of Ghana celebrates with his team mates after scoring his team's first goal to make it 0-1 during the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 group A match between Colombia and Ghana at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on October 6, 2017 in New Delhi, India. (Photo by Maja Hitij - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Black Starlets head coach, Paa Kwesi Fabin, has made four changes to his starting lineup for the tie against India on Thursday in the U-17 World Cup. The team needs a victory to have a chance of making it to the 16 of the tournament and Fabin has called for the players to get an early goal to set them ...

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“We will look for an early goal against India”-Fabin

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Black Starlets head coach, Paa Kwesi Fabin, says his side will be looking to get an early goal to calm nerves in their final group game in the FIFA under 17 World Cup against India later this afternoon. The Starlets, who are making a return to the competition after a 10-year absence, lost their second group game against USA despite ...

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Ghana U17 midfielder Yussif regains consciousnesses at World Cup

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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 ...

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FIFA Under 17 World Cup: Starlets fall to USA

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Ayo Akinola of USA (C) celebrates with his team-mates after scoring

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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Starlets rearguard gets high marks in win over Colombia

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Robert Mejia of Columbia and Najeeb Yakubu (jersey number 5) of Ghana battle for the ball

Black Starlets head coach, Paa Kwesi Fabin, has heaped praise on his goalkeeper, Ibrahim Danlad and his defence for their output in the team’s 1-0 victory over Colombia in the first group A match in the 2017 U-17 World Cup match played on Friday. The back four of Najeeb Yakubu, Abdul Yusif, Gideon Mensah, and Rashid Alhassan managed to keep the Colombians at bay ...

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