Black Maidens hammer Brazilian side 4-0 in pre-World Cup friendly

Sports News of Sunday, 4 November 2018



The training match is aimed at putting the ladies in right shape ahead of the tournament

The Black Maidens recorded a 4-0 win over America FC, a Brazilian local female club side, in training match played at the Estadio Mansueto Pierotti in Santos.

Grace Animah got the opener for the Ghana U-17 side before Alice Sarpong added a brace with substitute Mavis Owusu sealing the win with the fourth goal.

The junior female national team have been in Brazil since Wednesday for a pre World Cup training tour before they travel To Uruguay for the 2018 FIFA U17 World Cup set to begin on November 13.

Coach Evans Adotey’s side are scheduled to play Cameroon in another friendly match on Tuesday, November 6 at the Sorocaba City Estadio.

The team is expected to leave Brazil on Thursday, November 8 to Montevideo where they will be playing their group matches.

Ghana will play hosts Uruguay in the opening group game on November 13 in Montevideo before playing New Zealand and Finland in subsequent group matches.

Below is Ghana’s line up for Saturday’s friendly match:

Barikisu Isshaku

Tedinah Ataa Sekyere

Selina Kurug

Faustina Nyame Aidoo

Elizabeth Oppong

Basira Alhassan

Suzzy Dede Teye

El Shaddai Acheampong

Alice Sarpong

Milot Abena Pokuaa

Grace Animah


Grace Banwa Buoadu

Justice Tweneboah

Nina Norshie

Azumah Bugre

Jacqueline Owusu

Fuseina Mumuni

Mavis Owusu

Abigail Tutuwaa

Mukarama Abdulai

Cynthia Fiindib Konlan

Technical team

Evans Augustine Adotey – Head Coach

Baba Nuhu – Assistant Coach

Memunatu Sulemana – Goalkeepers coach

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