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Ghana names tough squad women's U17 World Cup qualifier against Liberia

Published on: 27 February 2020
Ghana names tough squad women's U17 World Cup qualifier against Liberia
Black Maidens

Ghana has named the women's league top scorer for their U17 World Cup qualifier against Liberia in Monrovia on Sunday.

Ophelia Serwaa Amponsah of Ampem Darkoa Ladies is among the 18 players named by coach Baba Nuhu for the first-leg of the clash on 1 March.

The strong squad released by coach Nuhu indicates that the Black Maidens will be leaving no stone un-turned in their quest to secure a comfortable victory.

Ghana Women’s Premier League Amponsah leading scorer is joined by Police Ladies’ pacey winger Grace Animah and Bassira Alhassan of Pearl Pia Ladies.

The Black Maidens squad will leave Accra on Friday for the match and will return on Monday after the match against the Liberians who are underdogs for the match.

Three teams qualify from Africa for the 2020 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in India as the CAF representatives.


1. Farahana Ziblim 2. Amina Ahamadu 3. Ayisha Yakubu 4. Abena Anoma Opoku 5. Zuleiya Fuseini 6. Elizabeth Oppong 7. Bassira Alhassan 8. El-Shaddai Acheampong 9. Tracy Twum 10. Grace Animah 11. Ophelia Serwaa Amponsah 12. Anastasia Achiaa 13. Matilda Blessed Fodu 14. Sandra Atinga 15. Juanita Aguadze 16. Faiza Seidu 17. Salamatu Abdulai 18. Constance Serwaa Agyemang


Baba Nuhu - Head Coach Dorah Zutah - Assistant Coach Joe Nana Adarkwa - Physical Trainer/Coach Meimunatu Sulemana - Goalkeepers Coach Maame Fuwaa Antwi-Gyamfi - Team Doctor Elizabeth Taylor - Team Physiotherapist Theresa Nelly Slippi- Mensah - Welfare Officer ACO Naomi Fainusatu Abdullai - Equipment Manager Rosemary Asiedua Owusu - Team Nurse

The team will depart Accra on Friday.

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