Ghana fail to qualify for 2023 U-17 AFCON

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Ghana failed to qualify for the 2023 U-17 Africa Cup of Nations after losing in the West African Football Union (WAFU) Zone B B semi-finals to Burkina Faso.

The Black Starlets were beaten 1-0 on Tuesday evening at the Cape Coast Stadium, failing to reach the final and also missing out on the U-17 tournament.

Ousmane Camara’s second-half penalty was enough to secure victory for the Young Stallions.

Burkina Faso set up a final meeting with Nigeria, who defeated Ivory Coast 3-1 earlier in the day.

Burkina Faso and Nigeria will represent the WAFU Zone B at next year’s youth championship in Algeria.

Ghana have now failed to qualify for the U-17 AFCON for the second time in a row, after failing in 2019.

Source: 3news.com|Ghana

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