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Black Starlets eyeing World Cup glory in India


Ghana’s Black Starlets are hoping that by October 28, they will be new kings of world juvenile football. They will hope to keep Africa’s grip on the trophy following Nigeria’s success in the 2015 edition which was held in Chile. The Black Starlets are making a return to the tournament after a 10-year absence and the expectations are high. Head ...

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Black Starlets train ahead of U-17 World Cup opener


Ghana’s Black Starlets held their first training session in New Delhi on Monday after arriving in the country for the start of the U-17 World Cup on October 6. The team will open the tournament with a match against fellow Group side, Colombia, in the Indian capital and the 21 players were put through several drills by coach Paa Kwesi ...

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Starlets trounce Guinea 6-1 in friendly


Ghana’s Black Starlets hammered Guinea 6-1 in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday in a pre-U-17 World Cup friendly. The match was part of the team’s preparations for the 2017 U-17 World Cup in India which starts on October 6. Starlets forward Aminu Mohammed scored three times while Gabriel Ibrahim Sadiq grabbed a brace with Emmanuel Toku scoring the other goal. The victory ...

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Ghana U17 coach names final squad for World Cup


Ghana U17 coach Paa Kwesi Fabin has named his strong final 21-man squad for the FIFA U17 World Cup to be held in India next month. The Black Starlets boss named his final squad on Thursday morning just hours after playing Mali in a pre-World Cup friendly at their training base in Abu Dhabi. The coach has strengthened his squad ...

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Black Starlets lose 2-1 to Mali in friendly


Ghana’s Black Starlets lost 2-1 to Mali in an international friendly match played yesterday in Abu Dhabi. The match was part of the Starlets’ preparations for the 2017 Under-17 World Cup to be played in India in October. Starlets captain Eric Eyiah gave Ghana the lead but goals from Lassana Ndiaye and Hadji Drame gave Mali their second straight victory ...

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MOYS backs Black Starlets’ World Cup plans

The Black Starlets team

The Ministry of Youth and Sports says that preparations are going well for the nation’s U-17 team, the Black Starlets team ahead of the World Cup in India in October. The team qualified as one of Africa’s four representatives when it came second in the African Championships earlier this year and they will take on hosts India, USA and Colombia ...

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Black Starlets hoping for funds for World Cup preps

The Black Starlets team

Chairman of the Black Starlets management committee, Kweku Eyiah, says that there are plans to send the team on a tour to get the player ready for the U-17 World Cup in India. Ghana is in Group A with USA, Colombia and India and the expectation of fans is that the Starlets will make a mark 10 years after their ...

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Ghana to face USA and Colombia in U17 World Cup


Ghana’s Black Starlets have been drawn in Group A along with hosts India, USA and Colombia in the FIFA U17 World Cup to be held in India later this year. The Starlets will be making their return to the tournament after a 10 year absence and qualified by virtue of finishing as runners up in the U17 African Championships in ...

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Eric Ayiah rubbishes Porto rumours


Black Starlets captain Eric Ayiah has denied reports stating he has signed for Portuguese giants FC Porto. The mercurial forward’s signature has been much sought after finishing joint top scorer at the U17 African championships held in Gabon this year. 16-year old Ayiah was earlier this week reported to have signed a pre-contract agreement with the Portuguese club but the Charity ...

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