The Black Starlets will be absent from the global stage when the biennial tournament kicks off in Indonesia today. Confederation of African football (CAF) will be represented by Morrocco, Burkina Faso, Mali and Senegal.
Black starlets were denied a place after they were eliminated from competing in the tournament after losing in the West African Football Union (WAFU) Zone B semi-finals to Burkina Faso.
The Ghana under 17 team were World Cup Champions in 1991 and 1995- and two-times Runner-up in 1993 and 1997, the tourney kicks off
With a clash between Panama vrs Morocco 16:00, at the Gelora Bung Tomo Stadium.