Nyantakyi warns Black Starlets against complacency at U-17 Afcon

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The country's football association chief has told the Black Starlets to be wary of complacency, urging them to stay focused against Guinea

Ghana Football Association president Kwesi Nyantakyi has warned the Black Starlets against complacency ahead of the Africa U-17 Cup of Nations last group A game against Guinea on Saturday.

Nyantakyi, who doubles as vice president of Caf, visited the Black Starlets at training in Libreville ahead of the game.

Ghana have already qualified to the Africa U-17 Cup of Nations semi finals and U-17 Fifa World Cup following victories over Cameroon and hosts Gabon.

Guinea need at least a draw in the game to book their place in the next round.

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“At this moment in the tournament, the players should not be swollen headed despite their achievement. This is just the beginning to your stardom," Nyantakyi said.

“We were the first country from Africa to qualify for the World Cup which will be hosted by India. The World Cup is the biggest stage so we must keep our composure ahead of the final group game against Guinea,” he added.

Ghana captain Eric Ayiah leads the topscorer's chat after scoring four goals while Emmanuel Toku and Ibrahim Sulley have scored two goals each. Goalkeeper Ibrahim Danlad is also the only shot-stopper yet to pick a ball from his net after two games.

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