Allotey settles on 21 Black Maidens

13 years ago

Ghana's junior women's team, the Black Maidens have headed to the United States to continue with preparations ahead of the start of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup.

Coach of the team, Abraham Allotey has selected 21 players for the trip which will see the Black Maidens train in Alabama for a two-week period.

The team after the programme in the US will depart for the 16-nation competition in in Trinidad and Tobago which will start from September 5 to 25.

Ghana picked one of the two qualifying places from the continent as the Black Maidens will be making a second successive appearance at the world stage.

Ghana and Brazil are both paired in Group D alongside Canada and the Republic of Ireland.

Black Maidens team:

Margaret Otoo, Ayishetu Simpson, Sawubi Issah, Cynthia Boakye-Yiadom, Grace Adams, Linda Addai, Felicia Djabaah, Sherifatu Sumaila, Jennifer Cudjoe, Alice Danso, Mary Essiful, Beatrice Sesu, Ellen Coleman, Regina Antwi, Rita Okyere, Kesewa Comfort Antwi, Priscilla Okyere, Abdul Rashida Rahman, Rebecca Asante, Ivy Kolli