Thomas Partey's long-range shot gave Ghana the lead and 19-year-old debutant Mohammed Kudus added the second in a 2-0 home win over South Africa.
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Respective coaches James Kwesi Appiah and Molefi Ntseki will be under intense scrutiny when Ghana and South Africa clash.
Wednesday's group stage openers mark the proper kickoff for the Cameroon 2021 campaign, less than four months after the 2019 final.
He may be just over a week late for Halloween, but Nottingham Forests' Albert Adomah will look to haunt Derby County again on Saturday.
The U-17 World Cup presents an ideal opportunity for football fans to catch a first glimpse of the superstars of tomorrow. Then there's Nii Lamptey.
Senegal walked away with the WAFU Cup of Nations title on Sunday, but there were plenty of memorable moments before the finale. Here are our awards.
Hosts Senegal are the champions of the 2019 WAFU Cup of Nations after beating Ghana 3-1 in a penalty shootout.
Senegal won the 2019 WAFU Cup of Nations after beating Ghana 3-1 in a penalty shootout. Re-live the action as it happened.
The finalists were the top seeded sides ahead of the draw, and they have been among the most eye-catching teams going forward during the tournament.
Hat-trick hero Shafiu Mumuni fired Ghana into the final of the 2019 WAFU Cup of Nations after beating Ivory Coast 3-1 in the semifinal.
Hosts Senegal face a stern test when they meet Mali in Wednesday's WAFU Cup of Nations semifinal, with Ghana set to square off with the Ivory Coast.
To say that Ghana entered the WAFU Cup of Nations at a low ebb would be an understatement, yet the Black Stars are growing into the tournament.
Goalkeeper Eric Antwi Ofori made two fantastic saves in the penalty shootout to see Ghana beat Burkina Faso 5-4 in the quarters of the WAFU Cup.
Burkina Faso and Ghana collide in Friday's WAFU Cup of Nations quarterfinal, with the Stallions eyeing the match as a next step in their rebuilding.
Ghana kicked off the defence of their WAFU Cup of Nations title with a slender 1-0 win over Gambia,
Pape Seydou N'Diaye and Augustine Okrah and headline our list of players to watch at the West African regional championship.
Senegal, the hosts, have won the WAFU Cup of Nations, while Guinea have claimed the Plate title.
Who will follow Nigeria, Togo and Ghana into the record books as WAFU Cup of Nations champions?
Ahead of the WAFU Cup of Nations that kicks-off this weekend, ESPN's Ed Dove asks what became of some of the stars of previous tournaments.
Gyan rose to fame with his performances on the international stage, particularly during the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
Rudi Gutendorf, the tireless manager who guided a world record 55 teams, including 18 national sides, has died at 93.
Former Ghana international Junior Agogo has side at the age of 40.