Ten-man Black Starlets rally to beat Ivory Coast 2-1 to reach final of WAFU U17 tournament

Published on: 12 September 2018
Ten-man Black Starlets rally to beat Ivory Coast 2-1 to reach final of WAFU U17 tournament
Black Starlets

Ghana reached the final of the WAFU U17 tournament after beating Ivory Coast 2-1 in Niamey on Wednesday.

The Black Starlets had to rally from behind to behind to score two goals in quick succession late in the first half.

The equalizer was a blistering header through Umar Mohammed before the winner came shortly afterwards by Taufiq Shaibu.

Ten minutes to time, Eugene Adjei Frimpong was sent off for a second yellow card.

Ghana will face winner of Thursday's semi-final between Nigeria and Niger.

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