Black Maidens arrive in Brazil for pre-World Cup training tour

5 years ago

Ghana’s Under-17 female football team, the Black Maidens, have arrived in Brazil (Sao Paolo) for the final phase of their preparation towards the FIFA Women’s World Cup (WWC) slated for Uruguay this month.

The Ghanaian contingent made up of thetechnical team  and 21 players left Accra on Wednesday and made a transit in Morocco before arriving at Sao Paolo later on Wednesday evening. 

The team will train for the next nine days before moving on to the Uruguayan capital, Montevideo for the tournament. 

Coach Augustine Evans Adotey’s side are expected to play two friendly  games before leaving Brazil to continue preparations for their opening Group A game against hosts, Uruguay on November 13 at the Estadio Charrúa in Montevideo.

Ghana is in Group A alongside hosts Uruguay, New Zealand and debutants Finland in Group A of the tournament scheduled for November 13 to December 1.

Black Maidens Squad for Uruguay 2018:

  1. Grace Banwa
  2. Diana Antwi
  3. Millot Abena Pokuaa
  4.  Justice Tweneboah
  5. Elizabeth Oppong
  6. Jacqueline Owusu
  7.  Suzzy Dede Teye
  8.  Mukarama Abdulai
  9.  Elshadai Acheampong
  10. Fuseina Mumuni
  11.  Abigail Tutuwaa
  12.  Nina Norshie
  13.  Azumah Bugre
  14. Mavis Owusu
  15. Selina Kurug
  16. Cynthia K. Findiib
  17.  Tedina Sekyere
  18. Faustina Aidoo
  19. Grace Anima
  20.  Basira Alhassan
  21.  Barikisu Issahaku