Ex- Kotoko coach David Duncan backs Ghana U17 team [Black Starlets] to conquer Africa


Ex-Ghana Under-17 coach David Duncan is backing the Starlets to clinch the CAF U-17 African Championship currently ongoing in Gabon.

Coach Paa Kwesi Fabian’s progressed to the semi-finals of the competition after walooping host Gabon 5-0 in Port-Gentil on Wednesday.

The two-time world champions have also booked qualification to the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup in India in October.

Duncan, who led the team in 2005, is confident Ghana has the quality to win the ongoing championship.

“I have been watching them and I must say we have a really good team, the young boys have been excellent in their two matches so far,” the told Accra-based Atinka FM.

“The trend at the U17 level has changed, this time we have lots of European team’s coming to Africa to poach talents and so the little effort you put in will help you win the trophy and I see this particular team doing that.

“They just need to maintain the performance they have exhibited so far and I believe they can win it by the end of the competition.”

The Ghanaians will take on Guinea in their final group A game in Franceville on Saturday.



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