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Black Starlets skipper Eric Ayiah has reportedly joined Portuguese giants FC Porto after a stellar campaign in the African Youth Championship. The Highly rated Charity FC attacker was instrumental for Ghana in the 2017 African U-17 Championship in Gabon, helping Paa Kwesi Fabin’s side clinch a FIFA World Cup slot. According to local media reports, the teenager has agreed to join the Portuguese giants and a deal has already been finalized ahead of his imminent arrival in Portugal. Ayiah scored four goals for Ghana at the African Championship in Gabon, finishing the tournament as joint top scorer. The 16-year old…

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…

Black Maidens of Ghana who suffered 5-0 pummeling in the hands of Japan in their first game at the 2016 FIFA Women’s U17 World Cup ongoing in Jordan are now laughing  having reached the quarter-finals of the tournament thanks to Saturday’s win over Paraguay and are the only African team that made it into the second round of the tournament despite the team’s disastrous start in the tournament.  Captain of the side Sandra Owusu Ansah in jersey number 10 led by exemplary leadership – just as the way she did in the second game against the USA – by scoring an…

Head Coach of Ghana’s Under 17 male football team, Paa Kwesi Fabin has named a strong starting line up for African U-17 Championship qualifier against Ivory Coast. After conceding 4 goals against Burkina Faso in the second round of the previous round, Goalkeeper Michael Acquaye has been dropped to the bench with Donald Ibrahim taking his place between the sticks. The back four consist of Abdul Razak, Rashid Alhassan, Faisal Osman and Najeeb with Eric Ayiah and Isaac Antah leading the attack for Ghana. Gabriel Laveh, Ibrahim Sulley, Mohammed Iddrisu and Emmanuel Toku complete the team while forward Aminu Mohammed…