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Black Princesses defeat Maidens in friendly encounter

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Ghana’s national U-20 female side, the Black Princesses on Saturday 26th September 2020 defeated their junior colleagues, Black Maidens (U-17) 4-3 in a friendly encounter at the Robert Mensah Sports Stadium in Cape Coast.

The game which is the third of its kind since the two teams reported to camp in Cape Coast, is part of preparations towards their various World Cup assignments.

Princesses striker, Milot Abena Pokua, grabbed a brace before Mukarama Abdulai and Doris Boaduwaa added to the tally.

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On the other hand, Ophelia Serwaa Amponsah netted twice with Georgina Aoyem adding the third goal for the Black Maidens.

The Black Maidens are preparing towards the final round of qualifiers for the 2021 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup against Nigeria in October.

Ghana will host the first leg at the Cape Coast stadium before travelling to Nigeria for the second leg with the winner of the two legs qualifying for the World Cup.

The Princesses will take on Guinea Bissau in a 2021 FIFA Women’s U-20 qualifier on a yet to be announced date.

Ghana’s junior national women’s teams were given the green light by the government to begin preparations ahead of their respective qualifiers back in July. President Nana Akufo-Addo In his 14th address to the nation on Sunday 26th July 2020, allowing the two national teams to begin training.

“Our female Under-20 and Under-17 national football teams have been given the clearance to go into their respective training camps to begin preparations towards their FIFA and CAF-sanctioned international matches.”

Written by EDITORIAL STAFF

Hi, I am Leroy Hawkson, an up and coming sports journalist with over 4 years of experience in media working for the likes of University of Ghana-based Radio Univers (where I served as the Head of Production and Host of the station's sports show "Sports Express"), the National Media Commission (NMC) and ClassFM.
I am also a writer and researcher for GTV Sports+ show "Beyond the Pitch," producer of popular Ghana Facebook Live boxing show "KBOXtv Live" and Head of Sports of Talks Africa Media.
I am is passionate about the lesser-known or less financed sports in Ghana and would love to show Ghanaians the beauty of these sports to help develop them into powerhouses in the country and the world.

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