Our target is to win the World Cup – Paa Kwesi Fabin

Black Starlets head coach,Paa Kwesi Fabin has been sharing his experience at the 2017 CAF U17 Nations Cup in Gabon ahead of the Semi-final match on Wednesday.

The 58-year-old has already lead his side to qualify for Under-17 world cup in India as they remain unbeaten in three matches and yet to concede a goal.

The Experience trainer has told CAFONLINE.com it has been a wonderful experience learning contrasting styles.Q&A

What has been your experience at the Total U-African Cup of Nations Gabon 2017?

SF: It has been a wonderful experience learning contrasting styles of play. Getting to know other coaches It’s been a wonderful experience and we’ve enjoyed our football.

Which players have impressed you so much at this tournament and why did you pick him?

SF: Lots of the players have impressed. I can’t single out any player but the talent on display has been amazing.  I don’t know the names of the other players but lot of them have really impressed including (our own players) Emmanuel Toku, Eric Ayiah, Razak Yussif and Danlad Ibrahim of Ghana.

What are your chance in the semi-final match and what do you think about your opponent?

SF: We respect our opponents. Our chance of progressing to the final is very bright. We are happy they’ve qualified together with us. We played two friendlies with them as part of our preparations for this competition. We learnt a lot from them. Though We beat them in both matches We know they now know our team as we know them but a semi-final match is not the same as a friendly so we are leaving no stones unturned. So, our chances are bright. We know them and they also know so I think it will be an interesting match.

What target will you set for your team in India?

SF: To win the World Cup and enjoy playing Ghana’s brand of football.

What have you enjoyed most since you came into Gabon?

SF: The hospitality; AND warmth of the Gabonese and their appreciation of good football


Ghana will play Niger on Wednesday for a place in the finals at the ongoing Africa under 17 cup of nations in Gabon

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