U20 AFCON semis : Ghana likely to face Nigeria if Satellites qualify tomorrow

Ghana will meet host nation Niger or Nigeria in the semifinals of the U20 Africa Cup of Nations on February 13 that is of course if the Black Satellites are able to qualify on Saturday. The teenagers of Jimmy Corbblah have to first avoid defeat against Mali tomorrow in Niamey to finish as runner-up behind Group B table toppers Senegal. The tournament rules pairs the winner of Group A with Group B runner-up whilst the Group B winners meet the second team of Group A. Nigeria, leaders of Group A…

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Match report : Nigeria win 11th AWCON title with 4-3 shoot-out win over South Africa

Nigeria have won the 2018 African Women Cup of Nations (AWCON) beating South Africa 4-3 on penalty shoot-out following a goalless draw after extra time on Saturday evening in Accra as Linda Motlhalo failed to force a sudden death.  It is record-extending eleventh time the Super Falcons have won the AWCON – if tournaments without specific host nations are counted.  It was the first time the AWCON final went into extra time and again had to be decided on shoot-out and Saturday’s heroine was goalkeeper Oluehi Tochukwu who saved Motlhalo’s…

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Match Report: Starlets fail to make Tanzania 2019 AFCON after 3-1 PSO defeat to Nigeria

The Black Starlets lost 3-1 on penalty shootout to the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria and failed to qualify for the Tanzania 2019 CAF U17 Africa Cup of Nations as Nigeria win the West Zone B qualifying group in Niger. The tense final ended 1-1 after 90 minutes and penalty shootouts, per the tournament regulations, followed immediately to break the tie. Only left back Adade Ebenezer scored his kick as skipper Alhassan Uzair, Sampson Agyapong all failed to convert their efforts as the Golden Eaglets scored three of their four attempts….

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Ghanaian goalkeeper Mutawakilu Seidu thrilled by improved form at Enugu Rangers

Goalkeeper Mutawakilu Seidu is delighted to have rediscovered his form at Enugu Rangers. The Ghanaian joined the Nigerian top fight side this year having struggled to command a first team place at Hearts of Oak. Mutawakilu has managed to keep four clean sheets in nine matches for Rangers who are now 13th in the 20-team league. The former Ghana U20 star is thrilled to be back playing well at club level after his stagnant three years at Hearts. “I am very happy to be playing regularly again as the first…

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