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WAFU B Championship: Ghana beats Ivory Coast to finish third [watch highlights]  

Ghana edged Ivory Coast 3-2 on Friday at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium to finish third at the 2022 WAFU B Championship.

The Black Starlets found themselves a goal down after just 5 minutes, Yan Diomande scored from a spot-kick to give the Ivorians the lead.

Few minutes later, the Black Starlets pulled parity from another spot-kick, Abdul Rashid Adam the goal scorer.

The Black Starlets took the lead for the first time in the 58th minute, a crossing from Abdul Rashid Adam fell to Richard Apokum who made no mistake from close quarters.

Ivory Coast probed and got the equalizing goal in the 78th minute, Aboubacar Sidick headed the ball home for the leveller.

In additional time, Ghana got the third goal and what was the winner through substitute Abdul Razak Salifu, heading home a crossing from Andrew Appiah.

The win secures the Black Starlets third place in the competition. However, that wouldn’t be enough to see them play at the 2023 U-17 Africa Cup of Nations.

Watch highlights below:


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