WAFU U-20 Championship: Ghana beat Niger on penalties to seal place in final

Published on: 15 December 2020

The Black Satellites of Ghana have sealed qualification to the finals of the 2020 WAFU Zone B U-20 Cup of Nations tournament after beating Niger 5-3 on penalties on Tuesday.

The Satellites locked horns with the Menas this afternoon for a clash in the semi-finals of the tournament being hosted in Benin.

Following a tough encounter between the two teams, neither side could score in the 90 minutes and had to head into extra-time.

With no goals in the 30 minutes, Ghana and Niger headed to the shootout to decide who gets to play in the finals.

On the back of a show of confidence from the Black Satellites players, they have cruised to a 5-3 victory to book a place in the finals of the 2020 WAFU Zone B U-20 Cup of Nations tournament.

In line with the win, the Ghana U-20 team has sealed automatic qualification to the 2021 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations tournament scheduled to be played in Mauritania.

 

 

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