Black Queens progress in African qualifiers

10 years ago

Ghana are through to the second round of qualifying for the 2014 African Women’s Championship after back-to-back wins over Burkina Faso.

The Black Queens reproduced another 3-0 victory against their opponents on Saturday at the Accra Stadium in the return leg of the first-round qualifier.

The result handed Ghana a 6-0 aggregate victory over both legs.

Ghana will meet Ethiopia in the next round of qualifying for a place at final tournament to be staged by Namibia in October of this year.

Fiaza Ibrahim after 21 minutes started the rout when she opened the scoring after controlling a cross from Helena Kobbina and slamming it into the roof of the net.

Ghana doubled their lead from the spot in the 26th minute after being awarded a penalty and Agnes Aduako, who elected herself for the penalty duty slotted in from 12 yards.

The Black Queens led 2-0 going into the break. After recess, Ghana pushed to increase their lead but they had to keep knocking on the door.

In the 73rd minute, Ghana finally found target when Aduako, made it a personal second to complete the scoring for the Black Queens.