The Black Starlets managed to secure a third place in the WAFU U17 Zone B Championship hosted in Ghana.

The starlets defeated Cote d’Ivoire 3-2 in the third place game at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium on Friday, June 24.

Ivory Coast scored from the penalty spot through Yan Diamante who was fouled in the box by a Ghanaian defender

Ghana responded three minutes later from the penalty spot through Abdul Adam.

Bouba Meite restored the lead for Ivory Coast in the 14th minute.

After recess, Ghana fought back to score twice through Richard Apokum in the 58th minute and a late goal from Abdul Razak Salifu in the 92nd minute secured the third spot for the hosts.


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