Posted: Friday 7th March 2014 at 8:30 am

Ghana Includes 13-Year-Old Player In World Cup Squad

Ghana name eight members of the bronze-winning squad at the previous FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in the final team for Costa Rica.

Naomi Anima, Jane Ayieyam, Vida Opoku, Gladys Amfobea, Samira Abdul-Rahman, Belinda Anane, Laadi Issaka and Azume Adams are all selected in the list of 21 submitted for the tournament.

Fuseina Mumuni, who only recently turned 13 also makes the team for her World Cup debut and she is the youngest player at the competition.

The Black Maidens, who finished third at the finals in 2012 in Azerbaijan have been pit against the 2012 runners-up Korea DPR – champions of the inaugural edition in 2008 – against Germany and Canada at the group stage.

Goalkeepers

1. Azume ADAMS
16. Rita GYASI
21. Martha ANNAN

Defenders

2. Naomi ANIMA
5. Florence ANNOR
6. Amina FUSEINI
11. Vida OPOKU
12. Gladys AMFOBEA
14. Lily NIBER LAWRENCE
15. Belinda ANANE
20. Adu AGYEMANG

Midfielders

4. Samira ABDUL RAHMAN
7. Ernestina ABAMBILA
8. Kubrah ABUBAKARI
13. Stephany ADOMAKO
18. Vinoria KUZAGBE

Forwards

3. Jane AYIEYAM
9. Sandra OWUSU-ANSAH
10. Princella ADUBEA
17. Fuseina MUMUNI
19. Laadi ISSAKA

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