FIFA U17 WWC: Coach Adotey names strong side to face New Zealand

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MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY - NOVEMBER 13: Head coach Evans Adotey of Ghana looks on before the Group A match between Uruguay and Ghana during the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Uruguay 2018 at Charrua Stadium on November 13, 2018 in Montevideo, Uruguay. (Photo by Maddie Meyer - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Coach Augustine Evans Adotey has retained the starting eleven that beat Finland last Friday for Tuesday’s FIFA Women’s World Cup final group match against New Zealand.

The national U17 female team have already qualified to the knock out stage of the competition with six points after beating hosts Uruguay (5-0) and Finland (3-1) respectively.

However coach Adotey has named a strong side in his bid to ensure that Ghana earns all 9 points in the group for the first time in its history of the competition.

A win today will see Ghana play the second best team in Group B, Mexico.

The match is scheduled to kick off at 5pm (8pm GMT).

Ghana U17 line up against New Zealand:

  1. Grace Banwaa (GK)
  2. Tedinah Ataa Sekyere
  3. Elizabeth Oppong
  4. Nina Norshie
  5. Justice Tweneboah
  6. Azumah Bugre
  7. Grace Animah
  8. Jacqueline Owusu
  9. Mavis Owusu
  10. Milot Abena Pokuaa
  11. Abdulai Mukarama

Below is a picture of how the team will line up for the match: