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2024 U-20 WWCQ: Ghana’s Princesses take firm control with 3-0 win in Guinea-Bissau first leg

Ghana displayed their dominance on the road, securing a resounding 3-0 victory over Guinea-Bissau in the first leg of the African qualifiers for the 2024 Fifa U-20 Women’s World Cup.

The Black Princesses, eyeing their record 7th World Cup qualification, left no room for doubt as they displayed a formidable attacking performance at Estádio 24 de Setembro in Bissau on Sunday.

The first-leg clash witnessed an impressive display of goals from Success Ameyaa, Mary Amponsah, and Mercy Attobra, making it a memorable day for coach Yusif Basigi’s side.

Ameyaa initiated the goal-fest with a brilliantly executed free-kick, finding the net in added time of the first half and granting Ghana the lead as they headed into the break.

In the 67th minute, Amponsah – the Ampem Darkoa Ladies sharpshooter – doubled the advantage, further solidifying Ghana’s dominance.

As the match unfolded, Attobra made her presence felt, coming off the bench to score the third and final goal, securing an insurmountable advantage for the visitors.

All eyes now turn towards the return leg, which is scheduled to take place at the Accra Sports Stadium on Saturday, October 14.

The aggregate winner of this contest will progress to the third round of qualifiers, scheduled for November 12-19.

In the third round, four nations will engage in a fiercely competitive round-robin format, with two coveted slots at stake. The successful teams will earn the privilege of representing Africa at the 2024 Fifa U-20 Women’s World Cup, set to unfold in Colombia.



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