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Hosts Ghana won the maiden U-20 WAFU B tournament after defeating Nigeria’s Falconets on penalty shootout in Saturday’s final in Kumasi, Completesports.com report.
The game was decided on penalties which Ghana won 3-1 after regulation time ended 1-1.
Heading into the final the Falconets had won all their four games (three in the group stage and the semi-final).
Also, Ghana was the only team to score against the Falconets.
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Ghana broke the deadlock in the 39th minute after Stella Nyamekye scored from the penalty spot.
With four minutes left the Falconets equalised thanks to Flourish Sabastine.
With no further goals scored the game went into penalties with Ghana emerging victors.
Meanwhile, in the third-placed match played earlier on Saturday, Burkina Faso pipped Benin Republic 2-1.
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