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The Organizers of the ongoing WAFU Cup of Nations have stated that tickets will be sold for the final matches of the tournament.

The tournament has run apparently on free gates in a bid to attract people to the stadium, however on Sunday, 24th September, 2017 there will be charges at all the gates.

Niger will play Benin in the third and fourth place match which will be played at 2:00pm on Sunday, 24th September, 2017 while the finals will be between the Black Stars of Ghana and the Super Eagles of Nigeria at 6:00pm on Sunday at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium.

Kofi Dankwah

Ghanaian-born Nigerien defender, Kofi Dankwah, says he is very disappointed that his team did not qualify for the finals of the WAFU Cup of Nation.

Ghana beat Niger 2-0 in the second semifinal game on Thursday at the Cape Coast Stadium. Goals scored by Kwame Kizito and Stephen Kwadwo Sarfo in the first and second half respectively sealed a place for Ghana in the finals of the competition.

At the post match interview, Dankwa revealed how sad he was for Niger’s inability to beat Ghana to qualify for the finals.

Ghana stayed in the hunt to win the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations after an improved performance gave the Black Stars B an impressive win over Niger in the semi-final on Thursday night.
The defending champions advanced to set up a final clash with old rivals Nigeria, who needed a solitary strike by midfielder Rabiu Ali to progress at the expense of Benin.

Winful Cobbinah

Accra Hearts of Oak have raised a red flag against their perennial rivals, Asante Kotoko and threatened to report the Kumasi-based club to FIFA should the Porcupine Warriors make an attempt to illicitly cajole their influential and talisman, Winful Cobbinah to cross carpet to join the fabulous lads.

Coach Maxwell Konadu

Coach Maxwell Konadu says the Black Stars will be armed and ready for revenge on Sunday against Nigeria in the final of the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations to lift the trophy.

The Black Stars B were comprehensively beaten 2-0 by CHAN Eagles last Monday in their final Group A match which sent them through to the last four of the tournament.

The hosts were in fine form as they brushed aside Niger 2-0 on Thursday night to set up a derby final.

Sports Minister Isaac Asiamah

It was quite an interesting interaction at the Public Accounts Committee hearing on Tuesday as the Ministry of Youth and Sports took its turn before the committee.

A major subject that was raised was the payment of US$525,000 consultation fee that is being demanded by RICS Consult.

According to the Annual Report of the Auditor-General on the Public Accounts of Ghana-Ministries Departments and Agencies (MDAs) for the year ended 31st December 2015, the Ministry of Youth and Sports entered into a contract to pay US$ 525,000 as consultancy fee for the preparation of Ghana's bid documents for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.

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