The head coach for the Ghana U-17 team, Ben Fokuo has named a strong starting eleven for the match against the Cote d’Ivoire U-17 team this evening.
The two West African neighbours are scheduled to lock horns at the Kegue International Stadium for an encounter in Group B of the WAFU Zone B U-17 Cup of Nations tournament.
Already on one point, Ghana’s chances of progressing to the knockout stage are in their own hands with even a draw set to be enough for the team.
Later this evening, the team nicknamed the Black Starlets will go up against Group B leaders Cote d’Ivoire. The young elephants defeated Nigeria in their first match and hence are through to the semi-finals of the competition.
Poised to see his team progress as well, Ghana U-17 coach Ben Fokuo has named a formidable starting eleven for the match.
Captain and scorer of the team’s goal in the draw against Nigeria, Abdul Fatawu Issahaku remains the star man in the team and makes the first eleven for the match.
Below is the Black Starlets starting eleven:
Abdul Manaf Ibrahim (G), Augustus Asuo, Emmanuel Osei Asibey, Kojo Peprah Oppong, Felix Agyemang Osei, Abdul Fatawu Issahaku (C), Alhassan Alhassan, Abubakar Gaddo, Jonas Naafo, John Batigi, Samuel Boakye