June 22, 2024

Ghana’s Black Starlets will face the Stallions of Burkina Faso in the semifinal of the 2024 WAFU B U-17 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

Ghana, who had already booked their place in the last four with a win over Benin on Tuesday, will now face Burkina Faso after the latter recorded a 1-0 win over Niger.

Burkina Faso scored the only goal of the game against Niger on Thursday, May 23, after the game had been postponed due to heavy rainfall on Wednesday.

The win saw them finish second in Group B same points as Nigeria but trailed on goal differential.

The semifinal game will repeat last year’s fixture at the same stage when the competition was staged in Cape Coast.

The Stallions beat Ghana 1-0 to make the final ending the Starlets’ dream of returning to the continental stage.

Laryea Kingston’s side will be out for revenge and secure a ticket to the final which will also guarantee participation in the next edition of the U-17 AFCON.

The other game will see Nigeria take on Cote d’Ivoire.


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