Black Maidens triumph in game against Brazilian side with 4-0


The Black Maidens sealed a victory with a 4-0 win over America FC, a Brazilian local female club side, in a training match played that took place at the Estadio Mansueto Pierotti in Santos.

The opener was scored by Grace Animah for the Ghana U-17 side before Alice Sarpong added a brace while substitute Mavis Owusu cemented the win with the fourth goal.

The junior female national team have been in Brazil since Wednesday for a pre World Cup training tour before they travel to Uruguay for the 2018 FIFA U17 World Cup which begins on November 13. They are scheduled to play Cameroon in another friendly match on Tuesday, November 6 at the Sorocaba City Estadio.

The team is expected to leave Brazil on Thursday, November 8 to Montevideo to play their group matches.

Ghana will meet with hosts Uruguay in the opening group game on November 13 in Montevideo before playing New Zealand and Finland in subsequent group matches.