- FIFA has celebrated the thirtieth anniversary since Ghana received the FIFA U-17 World Cup
- The workforce have been the primary Ghanaian youth facet to win the World Cup
- Nii Odartey Lamptey ended up successful the participant of the event
Soccer’s world governing physique, FIFA, has celebrated the thirtieth anniversary of Ghana’s first ever World Cup triumph by the Black Starlets workforce on August 31, 1991.
The Black Starlets, led by Odartey Lamptey, defeated European giants Spain 1-0 within the finals to win the FIFA World Cup three many years in the past.
In a put up on Twitter by FIFA, sighted by YEN.com.gh, FIFA acknowledged Ghana’s success on the Artemio Franchi in Italy.
“30 years in the past immediately Ghana received the FIFA U-17 World Cup. The Black Starlets beat Spain 1-0 within the last on the Artemio Franchi. Nii Lamptey received the Golden Ball award,” wrote FIFA.
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Three many years in the past, the Black Starlets made historical past by successful the World Cup, the primary by a Ghanaian workforce.
Nii Odartey Lamptey was the star of the event and ended up successful the golden ball award.
He was touted the following Pele, on account of his blistering performances on the event, which was held in Italy.
The Black Starlets completed second in Group D of the competitors behind Spain, after beating Cuba and Uruguay to advance to the quarter finals.
Ghana then surprised the world after beating Brazil within the quarter finals 2-1, with targets from Nii Odartey Lamptey and Mohammed Gargo.
A stern check from Qatar within the semi finals, noticed the sport journey to penalties with Ghana reaching the ultimate, the place they confronted Spain. A workforce they drew towards within the group levels.
Within the last towards the Europeans, Emmanuel Duah’s 77th minute strike made the distinction because the nation traditionally received its first FIFA U-17 World Cup.
Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported that, ex-Ghana captain, Asamoah Gyan, has visited his former membership in Turkey, Kayseripor, forward of their league sport towards Istanbul Basaksehir.
The inspirational determine is in Turkey for private enterprise, however couldn’t go away and not using a cease by at his former membership.
In photographs posted on Twitter by the workforce, sighted by YEN.com.gh, Asamoah Gyan is seen within the firm of the membership’s officers and a few gamers.