Ghana has named the women’s league top scorer for their U17 World Cup qualifier against Liberia in Monrovia on Sunday, March 1.

Ophelia Serwaa Amponsah of Ampem Darkoa Ladies is among the 18 players named by coach Baba Nuhu for the first-leg of the clash on 1 March.

The strong squad released by coach Nuhu indicates that the Black Maidens will be leaving no stone un-turned in their quest to secure a comfortable victory.

Ghana Women’s Premier League Amponsah leading scorer is joined by Police Ladies’ pacey winger Grace Animah and Bassira Alhassan of Pearl Pia Ladies.

The Black Maidens squad will leave Accra on Friday for the match and will return on Monday after the match against the Liberians who are underdogs for the match.

Three teams qualify from Africa for the 2020 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in India as the CAF representatives.


1. Farahana Ziblim

2. Amina Ahamadu

3. Ayisha Yakubu

4. Abena Anoma Opoku

5. Zuleiya Fuseini

6. Elizabeth Oppong

7. Bassira Alhassan

8. El-Shaddai Acheampong

9. Tracy Twum

10. Grace Animah

11. Ophelia Serwaa Amponsah

12. Anastasia Achiaa

13. Matilda Blessed Fodu

14. Sandra Atinga

15. Juanita Aguadze

16. Faiza Seidu

17. Salamatu Abdulai

18. Constance Serwaa Agyemang


Baba Nuhu – Head Coach

Dorah Zutah – Assistant Coach

Joe Nana Adarkwa – Physical Trainer/Coach

Meimunatu Sulemana – Goalkeepers Coach

Maame Fuwaa Antwi-Gyamfi – Team Doctor

Elizabeth Taylor – Team Physiotherapist

Theresa Nelly Slippi- Mensah – Welfare Officer ACO

Naomi Fainusatu Abdullai – Equipment Manager

Rosemary Asiedua Owusu – Team Nurse

The team will depart Accra on Friday.

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