MRI Scan is not perfect-NSA boss Kwadwo Baah Agyemang


The Board Chairman of the National Sports Authority Kwadwo Baah Agyemang has stated that the MRI Scans used by FIFA for the Under 17 is not accurate though all the Ghanaian players are school children. Agyemang revealed that the Ghanaian players are school boys who start primary school at exactly six years so they know their ages. “MRI scans only give you an age range, it’s not accurate,” Agyemang, board chairman of the Ghana National Sports Authority told Indian Express. “But we know that boys are six years old when…

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Paa Kwesi Fabin laments over team’s profligacy


Ghana Black Starlets coach Paa Kwesi Fabin is brooding over the conversion rate of his team as he believes they have not been clinical enough. The Ghana National Under 17 team on Wednesday exhibited another high rate of profligacy in the ongoing World Cup in India. The Starlets defeated fellow West African nation Niger by two goals to nothing in a round of 16 game which saw Ghana missing many glaring chances including a second half penalty which was saved after they had scored the first one. “The defence did…

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More fans to go to India after Ghana win over Niger

Ghana's supporters cheer prior the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations football match between Ghana and Mali at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth. (Stephane De Sakutin/Getty Images)

The Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports, Pius Enam Hadzide has hinted that more supporters will be sent from Ghana to cheer up the Starlets following their 2-0 round of sixteen win over Niger in Mumbai. Nearly forty fans arrived in Mumbai on Monday for Ghana’s second round game and the Minister has signaled more will follow after the victory over Niger. “More fans will be sent to India to support the Starlets in the quarter finals against Mali,” Hadzide told “We are praying for more support from more…

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The money we used to send fans to India was not from Government-Pius Hadzide


The Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports and Ghana, Hon. Pius Enam Hadzide has debunked rumors circulating around in the media that Government sponsored the Ghanaian fans to India. Almost forty supporters left Ghana on Monday to Mumbai-India to back and cheer the Black Starlets in their 2-0 win over Niger in the U17 World Cup round of 16 game. Speculations were that those people were foot soldiers who have been sponsored by the Government but the Minister has debunked that assertion by revealing that they had sponsorship for the…

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Ghana knock debutants Niger out of U-17 World Cup


  Ghana will meet Mali in the Under-17 World Cup quarter-finals on Saturday in Guwahati Ghana will meet Mali in the quarter-finals of the Under-17 World Cup after beating Niger 2-0 in Mumbai. Eric Ayiah opened the scoring from the penalty spot in first-half stoppage time in the western Indian city. After 86 minutes, Ghana won another penalty but this time Niger goalkeeper Khaled Lawali saved Ayiah’s effort. The Black Starlets were not to be denied for long as substitute Richard Danso wrapped up the win with Ghana’s second goal…

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We will defeat Niger-Paa Kwesi Fabin


Ghana Black Starlets coach Paa Kwesi Fabin has reiterated that the game against the Junior Menas of Niger will be tough though they are looking for victory. Fabin explained that both teams are very conversant with each other and it will be a great game though his charges have what it takes to win. “We drew in the African Cup with them, they also have the believe that they can score us and that will make the game very difficult and tough but at the end of the day we…

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 Niger should not be a problem for Starlets-Mohammed Polo

Ghana Black Starlets

  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 “Despite the fact that we have not been…

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We are ready for Niger-Paa Kwesi Fabin

Paa Kwasi Fabin

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

Black Starlets coach Paa Kwesi Fabin

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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