Niger should not be a problem for Starlets-Mohammed Polo

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  Ghana legend Mohammed Polo says the young Menas of Niger should not be a threat to the Black Starlets. Polo pointed stressed that he is happy that Ghana will be facing a West African side in the shape of Niger which they have played before. “I am happy we are still in the competition and fortunately for us we are playing an African side we have played before so this shouldn’t be a problem for us at all.” Polo told footballmadeinghana.com “Despite the fact that we have not been…

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We are ready for Niger-Paa Kwesi Fabin

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Black Starlets coach Paa Kwesi Fabin has emphasized that he is mapping up strategy to face Niger on Wednesday. Fabin mentioned that the Junior Mensa have improved a lot and he has to revise his notes in order to defeat them in the knockout stage of U17 World Cup. “I have watched Niger over and over again and I have seen that they improved a lot so is going to be a tough match but we want to win to go to the next stage,” Fabin stated ahead of Wednesday’s…

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We will beat Niger-Paa Kwesi Fabin

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Ghana Black Starlet coach Paa Kwesi Fabin has stated that they are ready to defeat Niger after being welcome well in Mumbai. Fabin mentioned that all is well with his team and they are looking forward for a win after a great welcome by their supporters. “The reception in Mumbai was good, it was overwhelming because by the time we got here the people were here waiting for us. “Fabin told the Press “Niger are a very determined side and looking at the matches they played in the group stage,…

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Ghana wallop host nation India in U17 World Cup

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India crashed out of the under-17 FIFA World Cup on Thursday after a 4-0 defeat against Ghana at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in the capital. Coming into this match after a good performance in the 2-1 loss to Colombia, India began the match proceeding with positive intent but eventually fell short as Ghana outperformed them. The record 52,614 people present at the stadium were on top of their voices throughout but the visitors proved too good for the hosts. India began the match with an attacking verve. Got the first…

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Emmanuel Lomotey: Ghana’s next biggest midfielder

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  Since the inception of football, Ghana has been endowed with many talented midfielders and one will not be far from right in saying that the midfield of any Ghanaian team, be it at club or national team has always been the driving force which moves the team forward. Going back to the hey-day of Ghana football, midfielders such as Sunday Ibrahim and Abdul Karim Razak proved a point when they won the African top football awards in 1971 and 1978 respectively. No Ghanaian football loving fan who followed Ghana…

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FIFA U-17 World Cup: India vs Ghana – Preview

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India are bracing up for another tough test against Ghana here on Thursday as they need a win by a big margin to keep their hopes alive for qualification to the Round-of-16 of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup. India have suffered two losses from as many games in Group A, against the United States (0-3) and Colombia (1-2) at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. The US lead the group with six wins, while Ghana and Colombia have three points each. Hence, India will not only have to win by a big…

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We are under pressure-Paa Kwesi Fabin

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Ghana Black Starlets coach, Paa Kwesi Fabin says there is pressure ahead of the final group game with host nation India on Thursday Afternoon. Both countries need a win for likely progression into the knockout stage of the competition and Fabin insists the heat is on them as they want to get to the next stage. “Well in life everything you do, you are under pressure, when you sleep you’re under pressure when you wakeup you are under pressure so definitely we are under pressure to win because we want…

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Our aim is to win the World Cup-Ibrahim Sadiq

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Ghana Black Starlets winger Ibrahim Sadiq says the aim of the team is to win the trophy in the ongoing FIFA Under 17 World Cup in India. Ibrahim stressed that they are on course despite losing their second group game to the Yankees and they will go all out for the ultimate. “Ghanaians should expect the trophy from us because that is our aim and we are ready for it. We have really prepared well and we are up to the task, all we need is their support,” Ibrahim told…

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The Presence of scouts are having bad effects on us-Coach Fabin

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Ghana national under 17 coach, Paa Kwesi Fabin says the presence of scouts are affecting the output of his players in the ongoing world cup in India. Fabin emphasized that his boys become tensed with some also embarking on individual play rather than team work which goes a long way to affect the team “The scouting is affecting us and it’s something that really bothers us.When they see that the scouts have arrived, every one wants to impress and sometimes if somebody is not in good position to score he…

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Ghana thrash Saudi Arabia in Jeddah

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Ghana defeated Saudi Arabia 3-0 in an international friendly played in Jeddah on Tuesday evening. Young Boys Bern defender Kasim Adams Nuhu scored first for Ghana before defender Hassan Haswani scored an own-goal from a Thomas Partey’s searching pass. The Atletico Madrid man iced the win for the West African giants with an 89th minute finish to highlight his superior form for club and country. Coach Kwesi Appiah’s new men came to the party by impressing to clinch victory after failing to book a place at the World Cup. Debutant…

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