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The Black Starlets of Ghana will play Spain, Mexico and Iraq in a four Nation tournament in Spain, ahead of the FIFA U17 World Cup in India. Coach Paa Kwesi Fabin and his charges have pitched camp at the Ghanaman Soccer center of Excellence in Prampram preparing for the competition which starts early next month. The team have been drawn in Group A alongside host India, Columbia and USA at the FIFA World Cup which kick start from October 5-28, 2017 Meanwhile, the former World Champions are expected to leave for their training tour in Denmark later this month before…

Black Starlets goalkeeper Ibrahim Danlad has set his sights on winning the golden gloves award at the upcoming FIFA U17 World Cup in India. The 15-year-old shot stopper won the award at the African U17 Championships earlier this year in Gabon, where he conceded just one goal all tournament, which bizarrely came in the final against Mali. Ghana will be making their first appearance at the competition in 10 years and have been drawn alongside hosts India, USA and Columbia in group A. Danlad says he is working hard to make a name for himself on the world stage. “I…

Ghana U17 [Black Starlets] coach Paa Kwesi Fabin has revealed he has not been paid for two years. Nonetheless, the experienced trainer has been preparing the Black Starlets for the FIFA U17 World Cup in October. Fabin told Atinka TV: “I have not been paid but I am still working because I can’t be paid for a hatchet job. “If I have worked extremely worked hard to qualify for the World Cup, why should I leave the them.” Ghana have been drawn with hosts India, USA and Colombia for the 2017 FIFA U17 World Cup.

Black Starlets Captain Eric Ayiah feels the USA may emerge Ghana’s biggest threat in Group A of the Fifa U-17 World Cup slated for India from October 6. The Black Starlets were pitted against hosts India, USA and Colombia when a draw was held in Mumbai, Friday. Ayiah who is hoping to lead Ghana to its 3rd World Cup trophy tells Starr FM Sports that the USA may be an impediment in their group stage qualification. “We know the countries in our group but we don’t know anything about the teams so it’s going to be difficult but we are…

Black Starlets captain Eric Ayiah has been called to the Black Stars ‘B’ as they intensify preparations for their upcoming CHAN qualifiers. Ayiah who recently led the national U-17 to place 2nd at African Championships, is expected to join the homed based senior national team for their upcoming friendly game against their Togolese counterparts this weekend. The pacy forward who is preparing for the FIFA U 17 World Cup in October, will switch camp to the senior side on Friday in Prampram. Meanwhile WAFA defender Caleb Amankwaa has also been handed a late call up to the Black Stars B…

The ministry of youth and Sports has rubbished reports in the local media that it has rejected camping programme put forward by Ghana U17 team [Black Starlets] as a result of lack of Funds. The Starlets on Monday commenced camping in Prampram ahead of the FIFA U17 world Cup which will be staged in India in October this year. The ministry in a tweet on Tuesday morning refuted report filed by Accra based Asempa FM saying the said report is untrue, baseless and without merit. See tweets below:

Twenty-six (26) players have been invited into the National U-17 team with camping set to begin on 3rd July, 2017. The Black Starlets are set to commence preparations for the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup to be hosted by India from October 5-28, 2017. Most of the players who have been invited for Monday’s camping were part of the squad that qualified Ghana to the World Cup after placing second at the African U-17 Championship in Gabon earlier this year. Below are the players who have been invited to camp: 1. Kwame Aziz – Mandela Soccer Academy 2. Gideon Acquah…

Ghana U17 star Gideon Acquah has joined Brong Ahafo-based Bofoakwa Tano in the GN Bank Division One League on a loan deal from Accra United SC. Acquah scored in his debut game to rescue a point for his side in their 1-1- draw against Techiman Eleven Wonders on Wednesday June 14. The U17 left back expertly converted a spot kick in brilliant way that left the Techiman Eleven Wonders goalie unmoved as the ball entered the net following a hand ball in the glaring view of the referee. Acquah speed up the game to pull parity for the host after…

The Ministry of Youth and Sports has announced $5000 winning bonus for the senior national team the Black Stars. This bonus structure will cater for both the Stars’ World Cup Qualifier and 2019 Cameroun AFCON qualifiers and tournament matches. This was disclosed in a press conference in Kumasi by the deputy Minister of Youth and Sports Enam Pius Enam Hadzide. This came at the back of a mouthwatering performance against Ethiopia at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium.

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