FIFA U-17 WWCQ: Black Maidens beat Guinea in first leg
The Black Maidens of Ghana recorded an impressive 3-1 win against Guinea in the 1st leg of the FIFA Women’s U-17 World Cup India 2022, third round qualifier in Conakry on Saturday.
Captain Georgina Aoyem opened the scoring for the Black Maidens in the 13th minute of the game before Rasheeda Shahadu doubled Ghana’s lead as the Maidens went into the break with an the advantage.
After the recess, Guinea reduced the deficit as they scored in the 47th minute after tapping in from close range to make it 2-1.
Striker Mariam Matiti Iddi’s tireless work upfront yielded results as she flicked on Success Ameyaa’s cross to register Ghana’s 3rd goal in the 59th minute.
The tempo of the game dropped after the third but the Black Maidens showed a great level of experience and dexterity as they held on to win the 1st leg 3-1 in Conakry.
The 2nd leg will take place at the Cape Coast stadium on Saturday, April 30, 2022.
The Black Maidens are chasing a record 7th successive appearance at the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup.