Sports News of Sunday, 4 November 2018
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:
Tedinah Ataa Sekyere
Faustina Nyame Aidoo
Suzzy Dede Teye
El Shaddai Acheampong
Milot Abena Pokuaa
Grace Banwa Buoadu
Cynthia Fiindib Konlan
Evans Augustine Adotey – Head Coach
Baba Nuhu – Assistant Coach
Memunatu Sulemana – Goalkeepers coach