Burkina Faso emerged as the champions of the 2024 WAFU Zone B U17 Tournament after a thrilling victory over Côte d’Ivoire with a convincing scoreline of 3-1 at the University of Ghana Stadium in Accra,

The Young Stallions demonstrated exceptional performance throughout the tournament, culminating in a flawless performance in the decisive match.

Coach Oscar Barro’s team demonstrated their supremacy in the game, leaving no room for doubt about their capabilities.

Ashraf Loukman Tapsoba, a rising star, scored a crucial double in the final, ultimately bringing down the young Ivorians.

The team remained unbeaten, winning their opening Group B match against Nigeria and securing victories against Togo, Niger, and Ghana in the semi-finals.

Their impressive performance earned them a well-deserved spot in the upcoming U17 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) to be held in Morocco next year.

Meanwhile, Nigeria clinched third place by defeating Ghana 3-2 in the classification match.

The WAFU Zone B U17 tournament provided a thrilling pathway for talented young players to continental glory, with both finalists automatically qualifying for AFCON.

Source: Ghana/Starrfm.com.gh/103.5FM/Christian Kobby Quarshie