Ghana’s U-20 male Coach Jimmy Cobblah has expressed excitement following his charges qualification to next year’s African Youth Championship in Niger.
The Black Satellites drew 1-1 with Benin in Cotonou in the reverse leg on Sunday to push through 4-2 on aggregate.
The first leg ended 3-1 advantage Ghana at the Cape Coast stadium.
This marks a return for the team after missing out in the last edition of the championship.
“We are happy to have qualified after what has been a difficult situation for us all,” he said
“We knew qualification wasn’t going to come that easy because of our opponents, but we worked hard and made it happened.”
The 2019 African Youth Championship will be staged in Niger in February.