Triumphant WAFA SC U16 Book Final In Next Generation Trophy After Shootout Heroics Over Powerhouse SL Benfica U16

triumphant-wafa-sc-u16-book-final-in-next-generation-trophy-after-shootout-heroics-over-powerhouse-sl-benfica-u16West African Football Academy (WAFA SC) extended its global dominance with a place in the grand finale of the Next General global showdown at the expense of Portuguese side SL Benfica in the U16 category.

The Sogakope based outfit returned to the podium for the first time in three years after losing the 2015 edition to host Red Bulls Salzburg in painful 4-3 penalty heartbreak.

The WAFA U16 side earned a 4-1 penalty shootout win over Benfica in the semi finals and are set to square off against Red Bull Brasil in the grand finale of the global championship in Saturday’s final after a 1-1 thriller that saw Godwin Agbevor on target for the Ghanaians.

Red Bull Brasil tamed German giants FC Bayern Munich 2-0 to book their final berth against the West African over achievers.

Saturday’s final is a repeat of the 2015 semi final where WAFA SC emerged 6-5 winners from the shootouts en route to the finals.

By: Saani Abacha/442gh.com2018-08-17 19:58:19Archives

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Frank Darkwah

Ghanaian Sports Journalist who specializes in Sports Photography and Sports writing. Accredited CAF and FIFA photo journalist

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