Maidens get Brazil in U-17 draw

14 years ago

Ghana and Brazil will renew their rivalry again this year at the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup after Wednesday's draw paired both sides.

The Black Maidens who would be making their second appearance at the competition are handed a place in Group D which also includes Canada and the second qualifying team UEFA at the draw in Port of Spain.

Coach Abraham Allotey's side picked one of the two qualifying places on the continent alongside Nigeria, who are in Group A with hosts, Trinidad and Tobago, Chile, and Korea DPR.

Africa still has a slot as the winner of the playoff between Tunisia and South Africa will make it into Group B.

The 16-nation competition will start from 5 to 25 September in Trinidad and Tobago.

Group A: Trinidad and Tobago, Chile, Nigeria, Korea DPR

Group B: UEFA 3, Mexico, CAF 3 (Tunisia or South Africa), Korea Republic

Group C: New Zealand, Venezuela, UEFA 1, Japan

Group D: UEFA 2, Brazil, Canada, Ghana