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Black Princesses XI for Algeria qualifier

Black Princesses XI for Algeria qualifier

Women Football
Coach Yusif Bassigi has named Ghana’s starting line-up for Friday evening’s FIFA World Cup qualifier against Algeria. The Black Princesses XI will face their Algerian counterparts in the qualifying match scheduled to be played at the Omar Hamadi Stadium in Algiers. Former U 17 goalkeeper Martha Annan will be in post for Ghana with Sandra Owusu Ansah and Rafia Kulchire Alhassan in attack for this evening’s game The game is expected to kick off at 7pm (local time). Black Princesses XI fir Algeria match: Martha Koffie Annan Gladys Amfobea Justice Tweneboa Blessing Agbomadzi Philicity Asuako Grace Asantewaa Helena Obeng Grace Acheampong Ruth Anim Sandra Owusu Ansah Rafia Kulchire Source: GFA
Black Princesses ready for Algeria test

Black Princesses ready for Algeria test

Women Football
Coach of the Ghana U-20 Women’s team, Yussif Basigi, has stated that his team is fully prepared to face their Algerian counterpart come Friday. The Princesses left Accra for Algeria on Tuesday for the game in the North African country on Friday night. Black Princesses have been in camp preparing for the first leg encounter against the Algerians in the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in France. Despite admitting preparations wasn't enough for the team, the former Hassacas coach believes his girls are ready for the game. “Preparations wasn’t enough for us but we are getting on. I am very happy for the girls because they have been able to catch up very fast and things are going on well for them,” Basigi told the media. “We are on course. To be able to make to it to the
Black Princesses crushed out of Women World Cup

Black Princesses crushed out of Women World Cup

Women Football
USA were made to work overtime before earning a come-from-behind 1-1 draw against Ghana to ensure top spot in Group C. It was a hard-fought match with limited goal scoring opportunities at either end in a blustery Sir John Guise Stadium in Port Moresby. USA commenced the day in top spot and needed only a draw to guarantee progression, but a point would have left the door open for France or New Zealand to leapfrog them at the summit. As it panned out, France’s 2-0 win saw the pair level at the top on points and goals only for USA to finish as group-winners on  Fair Play criteria, having picked up one fewer yellow card. The goal scoring was compacted into two first-half minutes with Ghana breaking the deadlock on 20 minutes. Ernestina Abambila pushed a lobbed ball over the ba
Black Princesses fall to New Zealand in FIFA World cup

Black Princesses fall to New Zealand in FIFA World cup

Local News
The Ghana black Princesses suffered a 1-0 defeat at the hands of New Zealand in their opening game of the ongoing FIFA U-20 world cup in the Papua New Guinea. Kayla Christianson scored late in the game to hand her side a win over the young Ghanaians who were bent on winning the game. Ghana's unproductive  play especially in the first half caused them the win after squandering several opportunities which came their way. The Black Princesses had their biggest chance in the game in the 74th minute when Wasila Diwura-Soule failed to find the back of the net after shooting straight to New Zealand goalkeeper Nadia Olla. Promoted maidens skipper Sandra Owusu Ansah also came close to scoring for ghana but saw her shot go past the poles by inches. Christianson grabbed the m