Ghana maul Morroco to edge closer to Jordan 2016

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Ghana took a step towards qualifying for this year’s FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup after a convincing 4-0 win over Morocco in the African final qualifying round first leg tie in Rabat.

The Black Maidens opened the scoring as early as the second minute through Mukarama Abdulah who coincidentally was wearing the No.2 jersey.

Mary Entoah added the second goal on 11 minutes of the game and then Abdullah got her brace and Ghana’s third on 18th minute mark.

Captain Sandra Owusu Ansah registered the fourth goal in the 62nd minute of the game.

Ghana made three changes in the second half bringing in Olivia Anokye for Mary Entoah who had a punch on her noise on the hour mark.

Barikisu Rahman came on for Adizatu K Mustapha on the 80th minute Grace Achampong for Mary Mukarama on the 87th minute.

The return leg will be played in Accra in a fortnight and the winner will advance to the finals to be hosted by Jordan.

Ghana: Martha Annan (GK), Tedinah Ataa Sekyere, Sandra Owusu Ansah (c) Elizabeth Oppong, Adizatu. K.Mustapha, Mukarama Abdulah, Rafia. A.Kulchire, Mary Entoah, Philicity Asuako, Blessing S.Agbomadzi, Grace Asantewaa.

Nana Akua
Nana Akua is Ladies March Ghanaian Correspondent. She's the second child of a Christian family of nine and got hooked on football at the age of 10. Interestingly, she played football in her junior high school team at age of 12. '' I stopped playing due to some myth my dad told me''. Hahaha She's a football reporter for Heritage and a Sports producer for a Ghana-based TV station. Nana is still studying at the Ghana Institute of Journalism. and is an avid Blogger. Arsenal fanatic, Accra Hearts of Oak stalker and Prison Ladies supporter, Nana loves sports to a fault basically because, ''I earn a living through writing and talking!! Radio, TV and newspaper'' Great!

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