Ghana’s female Under 17 team, Black Maidens are on their way from Ghanaman Soccer of Excellence, Prampram to Cape Coast ahead of their return leg encounter with Gambia’s Baby Scorpion on Saturday, December 16.
The Coach Augustine Evans Adottey led side holds a 5:1 advantage from the first leg ahead of the second leg encounter. Abdulai Mukurama scored 4 and Nina Norshie added another to secure the 5:1 first leg advantage.
The Black Maidens are a seeking for a place in October 2018’s FIFA Female Under-17 World Cup to be hosted by Uruguay.
The last edition in Jordan 2016 saw the Black Maidens qualifying from group D with 6 points; victories against USA(1:2) and Paraguay(0:1).
The team exited the competition at the second round after a 2:1 defeat to North Korea, the tournament’s eventual winners.
The team’s best ever result in the competition came at Azerbaijan 2012 when Coach Didi Dramani led the side to a Bronze place finish.
Ghana will have to cross this hurdle and hope to advance from the last qualifying stage.