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Black Maidens draw friendly ahead of Equatorial Guinea test in FIFA U17 WWC qualifier

Published on: 30 October 2013
Black Maidens will play Equatorial Guinea on Saturday.

Ghana’s U17 girls team are ready to face Equatorial Guinea on Saturday in their 2014 FIFA U17 Women's World Cup final qualifying round first leg tie.

The Black Maidens prepared for the crucial assignment with a 1-1 friendly draw against Mandela Academy on Tuesday at the Accra Sports Stadium.

The Maidens advanced to the final round without kicking a ball following the withdrawal of Congo Brazzaville.

Assistant coach Ben Fokuo says they are in top form for the difficult task this weekend.

"We have prepared very well and you know Maidens as always carry high expectations from Ghanaians so during our training sessions whatever we have been teaching them is working to perfection," he told Joy sports

"We have played some friendly matches and the girls are doing very well so I’m sure we are ready for the game on Saturday."

The winner over two legs will advance to the finals to be hosted by Costa Rica from 15 March to 5 April.