Head coach of Ghana’s Under 17 women’s national team, Baba Nuhu has named a list of 22 players to face Senegal’s young Teranga Lioness in the first leg of the FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup India 2022 Qualifiers.
Ghana’s Black Maidens will take on Senegal in Dakar on March 5, 2022.
The list is made up of Fabulous Ladies FC, Princess Owusu, who is the leading top scorer in the on going 2021/2022 Ghana Women’s Premier League.
Youngsters, Berlene Nyarko and Agnes Yeboah are also part of the team from lower tier sides Mfantsiman Royals and Combined Forces respectively.
The team is scheduled to leave Accra today March 2, 2022 via Air Cotê D’Ivore at 10:00 GMT.
GOALKEEPERS Ahamadu Amina - FC Savannah Brown Deborah - Ampem Darkoa Amenyaku Afi - Northern Ladies
DEFENDERS Comfort Yeboah - Ampem Darkoa ladies Fuseini Zuleiha - Pearlpia Ladies Rose Boakyewa - Dreamz Ladies Seidu Faiza - Northern Ladies Magdalene Awuni - Bolga All Stars ladies Janet Adu-Agyemang - Fabulous Ladies Zakaria Takia - Pearlpia Ladies
MIDFIELDERS : Stella Nyamekye - Dreamz Ladies Linda Sarfoa Mintah - Prisons Ladies Berlene Nyarko - Mfantsiman Royals Ameyaa Success- Hasaacas Ladies Amoh Nancy - Supreme Ladies Geogina Aoyem Ayisha - Pearlpia Ladies
WINGERS : Constance Serwa Agyemang - Berry Ladies Confort Owusu -Hasaacas Ladies Abdulai Karima - FC Savannah
ATTACKERS : Princess Owusu - Fabulous Ladies Iddi Maltiti Mariam - Pearlia Ladies Agnes Yeboah - Combined Forces.
The Black Maidens have been to six World Cup competitions since its inception in 2008 having finished third in Azerbaijan in 2012.
In the 2018 edition, they past hosts Uruguay, Finland and New Zealand to top the group before falling 4-2 on penalties to Mexico in their 2-2 draw in the quarter-finals. Captain of side then, Mukarama Abdullai won the Golden Boot after finishing as top scorer with seven goals in the competition .
She also won the Adidas Bronze Ball (third best player) behind Spain's Claudia Pina and Nicole Perez of Mexico.