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Black Starlets pitted alongside rivals Nigeria and Togo for U-17 WAFU Zone B

By Vincent Ashitey
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The Black Starlets of Ghana have been drawn in Group A for the 2022 WAFU Zone B U-17 Cup of Nations.

Ghana have been pitted alongside Nigeria and Togo after a ceremony held in Niger on Friday.

Cote d'Ivoire, Benin, Burkina Faso and Niger will battle it out in Group B.

Meanwhile, the WAFU Zone B leadership has chosen Cape Coast, Ghana, as the host city for the upcoming tournament.

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The Zone B Championship which serves as qualifiers for the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations will be staged in the Central Regional capital from Saturday, June 11 to Friday, June 24, 2022.

The Black Starlets are determined to qualify for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations after crashing out at the Group stages in the previous edition in Togo.

Coach Samuel Fabin’s side have been preparing for this competition since December 2021.