Ghana recorded a powerful 3-1 win in opposition to Guinea within the first leg of the FIFA Women’s U-17 World Cup (WWC) India 2022, third spherical qualifier in Conakry on Saturday.
Captain Georgina Aoyem opened the scoring for the Black Maidens after latching on a Comfort Yeboah nook kick which was headed down by Zuleiha Fuseini earlier than slotting dwelling within the thirteenth minute.
Goalkeeper Amina Ahamadu got here to the rescue of the Maidens by clearing a header to forestall Guinea from equalizing on the twenty seventh minute mark.
RasheedaShahadu elevated the tally for Ghana after her left footed shot from outdoors the field zoomed into the appropriate backside nook of the put up to present Ghana a 2-0 cushioning because the Maidens went into the break with an the benefit.
Guinea shortly regrouped after the break and diminished the deficit as they scored within the forty seventh minute after tapping in from shut vary to make it 2-1.
Striker Mariam MatitiIddi’s tireless work upfront yielded outcomes as she flicked on Success Ameyaa’s cross to register Ghana’s third aim within the 59th minute.
The tempo of the sport dropped after the third however the Black Maidens confirmed an amazing stage of expertise and dexterity as they held on to win the leg 3-1 in Conakry.
“Like I said before, we needed not to attack but wanted to stay from low to medium tempo before reorganizing” Coach Baba Nuhu mentioned in a post-match interview with GFA Communications.
“After the primary 12 to fifteen minutes, I requested my gamers to loosen up, be at liberty and play their regular recreation. I believe we squandered lots of probabilities and it’s a fear to me as a Coach.
The second leg would happen on the Cape Coast stadium on Saturday, April 30, 2022.
The Black Maidens are chasing a document seventh successive look on the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup.