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Princesses move to Canada for pre-World Cup camp

8 years ago

Ghana's U-20 women's team will arrive in Canada on Saturday ahead of the start of next month’s FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup.

A playing squad of 23 players and officials departed Accra on Friday night to continue with preparations for the competition.

Coach Bashir Hayford's side will be making their third appearance on the World stage when the competition starts on 5 August in Toronto.

Ghana have been drawn with hosts Canada in Group A alongside Finland and former champions Korea DPR.

The Black Princesses and the hosts will contest the tournament’s opening match at Toronto’s National Stadium.

The World Cup will be played out between 5 and 24 August.

Ghana squad

Goalkeepers: Beatrice Ntiwaa Nketia (Hasaacas Ladies), Victoria Agyei Antwi (Fabulous Ladies), Rose Teye Baah (Samira Ladies)

Defenders: Rebecca Asante (Reformers), Edem Atovor (Lady Strikers), Faustina Ampah (Blessed Ladies), Grace Adams (Reformers), Cynthia Boakye Yiadom (Fabulous Ladies), Rita Darko (Mawuena Ladies), Linda Smith (Lady Strikers), Ellen Coleman (Lady Strikers)

Midfielders: Rasheeda Abdul-Rahman (Lepo Ladies), Fatima Alhassan (Hasaacas Ladies), Priscilla Okyere (Fabulous Ladies), Jennifer Cudjoe (Hasaacas Ladies), Alice Kusi (Fabulous Ladies) Wasila Diwura-Soale (Hasaacas Ladies), Alberta Asante (La Ladies), Sherifatu Sumaila (Lepo Ladies), Alice Eva Danso (Police Ladies)

Forwards: Veronica Appiah (Hasaacas Ladies), Christiana Boateng (Inter Royals), Theresa Ackon-Cobbinah (Bafana Ladies)