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WAFU B U20: Defending Champions Ghana eliminated after losing to Burkina Faso

The Black Satellites of Ghana have been eliminated from the ongoing WAFU B U20 Championship in Niger.

The satellites who are the defending Champions were beaten 2-1 by Burkina Faso in their final Group B game today, May 14, 2022.

Ghana 1 - WAFU B U20: Defending Champions Ghana eliminated after losing to Burkina Faso

Ghana played a must-win game wwith Burkina after losing 2-0 to Nigeria in the opener.

The Satellites fell behind in the first half but equalized through Mohamed Yahaya.

The Burkinabe Faso team had to wait till the 88th minute and they stun Ghana to win 2-1 and progress alongside Nigeria from Group B.

This result means the Black Satellites will not play at the Africa U20 Cup of Nations in 2023 in Egypt.

 

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Mutala Yakubu

I am a Sports Journalist whose aim is to make a difference in society. I am certain that one way to make a difference is by writing factual and accurate pieces. I am well knowledgeable in all sports with a specialty in football. -Twitter (@Mutalayakubu10)

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