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Sports News of Thursday, 30 August 2018


Black Starlets leave for WAFU Zone B tournament in Niger

Ghana U17 coach Abdul Karim Zito has named 20 players to Niger for the upcoming zonal qualifier for the Africa U17 Cup of Nations tournament.

The Black Starlets are scheduled to compete in a seven-nation tournament which will run from 2-15 September.

Ghana will face hosts Togo and Niger.

The team leaves the country on Thursday afternoon.

The winner will qualify for the finals in Tanzania from 12–26 May 2019.

Full squad:

David Cudjoe, Emmanuel Essiam, Uzah Alhassan, Mohammed Omar, Nathaniel Adjei, Joseph Addo Tetteh, Samson Agyapong

Simon Asamoah Appiah, Tophic Shaibu, Shaibu Yussif Salim, Abdul Fatawu Issahaku, Hadi Yahaya, Samed Abdul Karim Mohammed

Ransford Cofie, Abdul Rashid Fuseini, Clinton Quaye, Abdul Samed, Eugene Agyapong Frimpong, Agyenim Boateng, Ebenezer Adade