Breaking News: Ghana handed hosts Canada in tricky Women's U20 World Cup draw
Ghana’s U20 women’s team have drawn hosts Canada, Finland and Korea Republic for the 2014 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup, GHANASoccernet.com can exclusively report.
The Black Princesses will be seeking to progress from the Group stage for the first time on their third appearance in the finals of the tournament.
At the last tournament, two years ago in Japan, they lost all three matches to finish at the foot of Group D behind giants, USA, Germany and China.
Bashiru Hayford’s girls qualified to the tournament by playing only one qualifier after Guinea Bissau and Uganda withdrew from the eliminators.
Ghana needed penalties to overcome Equatorial Guinea after winning the return leg 1-0 to make the aggregate score 1-1.
FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup draw:
Group A: Canada, Ghana, Finland, Korea DPR
Group B: Germany, USA, China PR, Brazil
Group C: England, Korea Republic, Mexico, Nigeria
Group D: New Zealand, Paraguay, France, Costa Rica