Apr 16, 2013 at 4:11pm
Second chance for Black Starlets
Ghana did not expect to find themselves in a rather difficult situation going into their second match at the 2013 African Junior Championships.

But the Black Starlets, two-time African champions risk a first round exit after losing in their opening match, 6-1 to Nigeria on Sunday.

On Wednesday, Ghana are aware that there is little room for error and they can change their fortunes in Group B if they beat Congo in Marrakech.

The game against the Congolese, who have one point is very decisive for Ghana as Black Starlets coach, Paa Kwesi Fabin attempts to right the wrongs from the opening match.

“Tactically we didn’t do a good job and our approach to the game did not work but its back to the drawing board and we will work to better against Congo” said Fabin.

Congolese coach Basile Ekariki is taking consolation from their performance in their first match, which they drew 1-1 with Ivory Coast.

"This is not a bad result. In the first game, it is always important not to lose. We now hope to improve our performance during the second day against Ghana," Congo's coach, Ekariki said.

The semi finalists in the competition will represent Africa at the FIFA U-17 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates in October.

Post a comment!
Full Name:

Greater Accra - GTV/Obonu
0302 768910 / 0249 339693
Central - Radio Central
0243 335705
Western - Twin-City Radio
0246 710675
Eastern - Sunrise FM
0243 513720
Ashanti - Garden City Radio
0208 259920
Brong Ahafo - Radio Bar
0543 117118
Northern - Savannah Radio
0246 280602
Upper West - Radio Upper West
0243 930944
Upper East - URA Radio
0242 773771
Volta - Volta Star FM
0208 207012