Black Satellites rally from behind to beat WAFA in test match

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The Black Satellites (Ghana male U-20) came from a goal down to beat West African Football Academy (WAFA) 3-1 in a friendly encounter at the Accra Sports Stadium.

Ghana found themselves a goal down in the opening minutes of the game. Before the halftime break, skipper Ofori MacCarthy headed home from a corner-kick to make it 1-1.

At the start of the second half, Jerry Afriyie scored to make it 2-1, before Clinton Doudo scored later on to wrap-up the win, 3-1.

The friendly game against the Division One side forms part of the team’s preparations for the Male U-20 WAFU B Cup of Nations to be played in Côte d’Ivoire.

Ghana will compete with Nigeria, Cote D’Ivoire, Benin, Niger, Togo and Burkina Faso in the competition to be played from Friday, July 7 to Friday, June 21, 2023

The Black Satellites are drawn in Group A alongside host nation Côte d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso and Niger. Group B is made up of Nigeria, Togo and Burkina Faso.

Ghana is hoping to make amends in the competition after bowing out in the group stages of the previous edition played in Niger last year.

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