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October 27, 2017 12:29 AM All on line for Young Matildas

MILDURA soccer export Annabel Martin and her Young Matildas teammates are one step away from the World Cup despite an Asian Championship semi-final loss. Mildura’s Annabel Martin and her Young Matildas teammates need to beat China tomorrow to make the FIFA Under 20 Women’s World Cup. MILDURA soccer export Annabel Martin and her Young Matildas teammates 111

October 26, 2017 10:34 AM Paa Kwesi Fabin holds no regrets over Black Starlets coaching job

Ghana's U17 coach Samuel Paa Kwesi Fabin says he does not regret taking up the reins of the Black Starlets despite failing to win any trophy with the side. The burly gaffer was handed the Black Starlets coaching role in 2013 but failed to qualify the team to the previous two FIFA juvenile World Cup tournaments. Fabin, however, qualified the team to the 2017 FIFA U17 World 109

October 26, 2017 4:25 AM Goal-line controversy as Spain see off Mali

A brace from Abel Ruiz booked Spain's place in the FIFA Under-17 World Cup final after they beat Mali 3-1 at the D.Y. Patil Stadium in Mumbai on Wednesday. Ruiz scored twice in the first half to give Spain the lead at the break, before Ferran Torres made it three with 20 minutes to go. Mali got one back three minutes later but Spain held on to set up a showdown 115

October 25, 2017 1:36 PM Ghana U-17 coach Samuel Fabin: I was offered a bribe of $5,000

Head coach of Ghana’s Under 17 male football team, Samuel Paa Kwesi Fabin has revealed that he has been constantly tempted with bribes with the highest being an offer of $5,000 but he declined all such offers. In an interview with Accra-based Happy FM, coach Fabin disclosed that he was constantly approached by player managers, agents and club officials 27


Eric Ayiah, captain of Ghana’s U-17 team, Black Starlets has given his general view of the performance of the team at the FIFA U-17 WORLD CUP. “There was pressure on me at the beginning of the World Cup but I told myself I can do it so I have to forget about the pressure and move on”, Ayiah said. Ghana lost to their African counterparts, Mali 2-1 in the quarter 124

October 24, 2017 7:18 PM Black Starlets return home

Accra, Oct. 24, GNA – Ghana’s under-17 football team, the Black Starlets returned home today from India after reaching the quarter final of the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) world cup in India. The Black Starlets’ world cup dreams was cut short at the quarter final stage when they were defeated 2-1 by another African side, Mali. Coach 109

October 24, 2017 3:58 PM Soccer lovers to throng Navi Mumbai for semi final

NAVI MUMBAI: The second semi-final and the last of the under-17 FIFA soccer match scheduled Wednesday late evening from 8.00-10.00 pm is expected to be a throng of spectators and a high intensity game. The first semi-final is between Brazil vs England in Kolkata (5.00-7.00 pm). A crowd presence of more than 26,000 would mean the biggest for this match 124

October 24, 2017 3:13 PM Egypt coach names 16 foreign based stars to face Ghana next month in final World Cup qualifier

Egypt coach Hector Cuper has invited 16 foreign-based players to face Ghana next month in the final 2018 FIFA World Cup Group B qualifier next month. Despite securing qualification to Russia last month after a 2-1 home win against Congo, the Argentine trainer wants to field his best stars. They include Liverpool star Mohammed Salah, Ramadan Sobhi of Stoke 136

October 21, 2017 9:11 PM U17 World Cup: FIFA and LOC wary of poor ground conditions in Guwahati ahead of semi-final

Continuous rainfall for the past 36 hours rendered the field at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium in Guwahati almost unplayable ahead of the first 2017 FIFA U17 World Cup quarterfinal between Mali and Ghana on Saturday evening. But referee Mehdi Abid Charef and his team of officials thought otherwise and gave the green signal to go ahead with the game of football 160

October 21, 2017 1:46 PM 2017 U17 FIFA World Cup: F/T Re-Live- Ghana 1-2 Mali

Follow the LIVE play-by-play of the quarter final clash between Ghana and Mali in the 2017 U-17 FIFA World Cup in India at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, Guwahati on 11:00- Hello good morning and welcome to the LIVE coverage of the much anticipated quarter final encounter between the Black Starlets of Ghana and the Eagles of Mali at Indira 133