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U-17 Afcon Qualifiers: Starlets thrash Burkina Faso in first leg

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The national U-17 male team defeated Burkina Faso 5-1 in their African U-17 Championship qualifying first leg match played at the Cape Coast Stadium on Sunday.

The Black Starlets came from a goal down before Emmanuel Opoku’s equalizer and captain Eric Ayiah’s brace.

Black Starlets battle Burkina Faso U-17 Photo credit: Images Image
Black Starlets battle Burkina Faso U-17 – Photo credit: Images Image

Isaac Antah made it 4-1 for Ghana with Nathaniel Opoku scoring few minutes to the end of the game to give Coach Paa Kwesi Fabin’s side a comfortable win ahead of the second leg to be played in Ouagadougou in a fortnight.

Winner of this tie will advance to the next stage of the qualifiers to face either Benin or Ivory Coast.

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