The U-16 team of the West Africa Football Academy (WAFA) on Saturday, August 18 emerged champions of the 2018 Next Generation tournament after beating Red Bull Brasil 2-0 in Salzburg, Austria.
WAFA’s two-goal heroes on the day were Joshue Doke and Daniel Owusu.
While WAFA qualified to the final of the competition after beating Portuguese side SL Benfica 4-1 on penalties in the semi-final, Red Bull Brasil also defeated Bayern Munich 2-0 to pick a slot to the finals.
The Ghanaians earlier beat Swiss side FCBasel 1893 2-1 in the quarter final before facing SL Benfica in the semi-final.
The team was making their fourth appearance at the tournament.
WAFA striker Daniel Owusu scored three goals to win the Most Valuable Player at the end of the one-week tournament.
According to a report on the club’s official Twitter handle, the 16-year-old striker enchanted the technical team with his skills and maturity of play to win the accolade.