The Black Starlets have emerged victorious in the inaugural UEFA U-16 Development Tournament held in Serbia, after an impressive run that saw them finish with a perfect record.
The team, led by Karim Zito with support from assistant coach Laryea Kingson, kicked off their campaign in style, with a resounding 4-0 victory over Serbia in their opening game.
They followed up with a hard-fought win against Spain before ultimately overcoming a stubborn Swiss side to clinch the title on Tuesday.
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Ghana had to dig deep against the Swiss, who proved to be a formidable opponent. However, two goals from Ramsey Asumadu and one from Bossman Debrah were enough to secure a narrow 3-2 victory for the Black Starlets.
Congrats for winning the UEFA U16 Development Tournament 🏟️
1st Game: Serbia 🇷🇸 0-4 Ghana 🇬🇭
2nd Game: Spain 🇪🇸 2-3 Ghana 🇬🇭
3rd Game: Ghana 🇬🇭 3-2 Switzerland🇨🇭 #BringBackTheLove #BlackStarlets pic.twitter.com/s0Pn2f6G2m
— Sheikh Tophic Sienu (@SheikhTophic) April 18, 2023
Former Black Stars coach Milovan Rajevac was at the stadium to support the Black Starlets in the game against Switzerland.
The team’s success in the UEFA U16 Development Tournament has shed light on their potential and provided a glimpse of what they could achieve in the future.
With the WAFU U-17 Cup of Nations on the horizon, the Black Starlets will be looking to build on their recent triumph and continue their winning ways.
By Fiifi Forson|3News.com|Ghana