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Ghana U-17 National Football Team

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Ghana national U-17 football team known as the Black Starlets, is the youngest team that represents Ghana in football. They are two-time FIFA U-17 World Cup Champions in 1991 and 1995 and a two-time Runner-up in 1993 and 1997. Ghana has participated in eight of the 12 World Cup events starting with their first in Scotland 1989 through dominating the competition in the 1990s where at one-time they qualified for 4 consecutive World Cup finals in Italia 1991, Japan 1993, Ecuador 1995 and Egypt 1997 to their most recent participation in South Korea 2007 where they lost the World Cup Semi final 1-2 to Spain in Extra Time. They have also won the Africa U-17 Cup of Nations two-times in 1995 and 1999 and were Runners-up in 2005 as well.

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Nick Name The Black Starlets
Year Founded 1957
Team Owner Ghana Football Association
Team Prsident Kwesi Nyantakyi