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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.

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.

Deputy Sports Minister, Pius Enam Hadzidze, has stated that there is a consideration to send fans to India to support the Black Starlets of Ghana at this year’s FIFA U17 World Cup. 

After what happened in Brazil 2014 where a commission of enquiry was set to look into Ghana’s poor participation at the tournament and fans treatment. This consideration has come as a shock to many. 

But Pius Enam insists getting supporters to India is crucial to the team’s chances of winning the competition.

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.

Black Stars To Play Niger In WAFU Semis

Ghana will play Niger in the semi finals stage of the ongoing FOX-WAFU Cup of Nations with the game scheduled to be played at the Cape Coast Stadium on Thursday 21st September, 2017.

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