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Sports News of Monday, 25 September 2017


Ghana deserved 2017 WAFU triumph

The 2017 Fox Sports West Africa Football Union (WAFU) Cup of Nations was a successful tournament that will leave many Ghanaians with a lot of happy memories.

Ghana won her second title of the competition since its inception in 2010.

The Black Stars B dominated in the final of the 2017 edition at the Cape Coast stadium with a 4-1 drubbing of rivals Nigeria. Not only has Ghana been applauded for a splendid organisation but also for presenting a team that showed class throughout the tournament.

The statistics provided below vindicates Maxwell Konadu and his charges for their dominance as they emerged as the best team of the tournament;

Total Matches played – 23

Total Number of Goals scored – 41

Best Attack - Ghana (10 goals scored)

Best Defence - Ghana (3 goals conceded)

Top scorers

Stephen Sarfo (Ghana) - 4 goals

Kwame Kizito (Ghana) - 2 goals

Vincent Atingah (Ghana) - 2 goals and

Moussa Kone (Mali) - 2 goals.

The Tournament awards: Winners – Ghana

Top Scorer ---Stephen Sarfo (Ghana) - 4 goals

Best Player----Isaac Twum (Ghana)

Best Goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Nigeria)