Ghana’s Black Starlets failed to qualify for the next Africa U17 Championship later this year in Algeria.
Ghana loss to Burkina Faso in the ongoing West African Football Union (WAFU) zone B tournament in Cape Coast on Tuesday evening.
The Black Starlets begun the game on a blistering pace with some fire works inside the first half of the entertaining match.
It was a tight and intense game at the cape coast sports stadium this evening with both sides having a go at each and hitting the post in the first half.
Burkina Faso had a spot kick in the second half after 63 minutes which was easly converted by star player Ousamane Camara to give the Burkinabes the lead.
Ghana fought and tried to find a way back into the game but couldn’t break the defense of Burkina Faso as they suffered heart break at the end of the match.
Burkina Faso on the other hand could have gotten two or three goals late in the game but fluffed their lines but held on to beat Ghana to qualify for the next CAF U17 Championship in Algeria.
The last time Ghana qualified to the World Cup at the U17 level was in 2017 when the tournament was hosted in India.
This is the third time this year that Ghana’s various junior national teams have failed to qualify for a major tournament as they U20 team failed to book a place in the next Africa Youth Championship.
The Black Maidens also failed to qualify for India 2022 FIFA Women’s U17 World Cup last month against Morocco.