"We'll honour them if they win the U17 AFCON" - Deputy Sports Minister

Pius Hadzide, who is the deputy minister of sports has revealed that the Ministry of Youth and Sport (MOYS) will honour the Black Starlets if they are able to clinch the U17 Nations Cup in Gabon.
 
Pius Hadzide, who is the deputy minister of sports has stated that the Ministry of Youth and Sport (MOYS) will honor the Black Starlets if they are able to clinch the U17 Nations Cup in Gabon.
 
The Black Starlets beat Niger 6-5 on penalties in Wednesday's semi-final as they booked a spot in their fourth final.
 
Following their win over the Menas Cadets, they booked a spot in the final against Mali, who also defeated Guinea via penalty shoot-outs.
 
In a conversation with the team during his visit to their Port Gentil base, the honorable minister backed the young lads to do the nation proud by winning the coveted trophy.
 
"Ghana as a nation is hungry for a trophy as we've been trophyless for sometime now. We are aiming to hold a trophy so am sincerely pleading with you to win this all-important trophy and make the nation proud.
 
"When you are able to win it you will be the first youth national team whose pictures and names will be engraved in the National Center for Sports Tourism which we just opened in Cape Coast," he said.
 
The final will be played on Sunday at the iconic Stade de l’Amitie in Libreville as the Starlets are fired-up to emerge as victors.
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