By Emmanuel Asante Attakora, GNA
Accra, Oct.5, GNA - Head coach of the National Under-17 team, the Black Starlets, Paa Kwesi Fabin has said, his team is well prepared and ready for any team they will come up with, 2017 Federation of International Football Association Under-17, World Cup at this year’s U-17 world cup tournament to kick off in India.
The Black Starlets after ten years of absence are housed in Group A alongside USA, Columbia and host India.
Coach Fabin said in an interview from the team’s base in India, that his lads were physically and psychologically prepared for the task no matter the strength of the opponent.
“We came to play football and we are not perturbed about our opponents…we have trained enough for this tournament and we are very ready to play any team in this tournament”. He stated.
According to coach Fabin, the team is not looking at how tall or huge their opponents are but looking at the possibility of winning the ultimate.
On the climatic conditions, facilities and accommodation for the team coach Fabin noted that “the weather and accommodation have been good as well as the training pitches and facilities”.
The Black Starlets would play their first game against Columbia on 6th October before the USA and a final group game against the host India.