Black Starlets hit by malaria in Gabon
Ghana’s Under-17 team have been hit by an outbreak of malaria rendering more than five key players as doubts for the semi-final clash against Niger in the ongoing CAF U17 Championship.
Head coach Paa Kwesi Fabian is reportedly struggling with the continent’s common disease.
Wideman Edmund Ako-Mensah, left-back Gideon Acquah and Abdul Razak Yusif have all been knocked back by a bout of malaria.
Isaac Antah and Faisal Osman and a couple of others are all believed to be down.
The Black Starlets returned to Port-Gentil on Sunday to battle Niger in the semi-final clash on Wednesday.
The West Africans were stopped in their tracks after being held to a pulsating 0-0 draw against Guinea in their final group A game over the weekend.