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Ghana Football Association (GFA) President Kwesi Nyantakyi wants the Black Maidens to explode in the 2018 FIFA U17 Women's World Cup finals.

The GFA Capo believes it is about time Ghana goes past the usual knock out phases of the competition to the medal zone.

The Black Maidens thumped Djibouti 10-0 on Sunday to book one of the three slots on the continent alongside Cameroon and South Africa. They advanced 19-0 on aggregate after another big win Djibouti for the first leg.

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Black Maidens of Ghana yesterday 18th February, 2018, beat Djibouti 9-0 in the second leg and the last group stage match of the FIFA 2018 Women’s U/17 World Cup Qualifier.

The maidens declared their winning intension right from the onset when the referee blew her whistle by scoring 5 minutes into the game through Abdulai Mukarama.

Fuseni Mumuni added the 2nd goal in the 10th minutes. Mukarama got brace when a penalty was awarded to the maidens in the 13th minutes. The game continued till the 23rd minutes where Mukarama made it a hatrick in the 23rd minutes. The first half came to an end with the maidens leading by 4-0 against Djibouti.

FIFA assistant referee David Laryea who is a court a Circuit Court Registrar is alleged to have diverted and pocketed unspecified sums of money in court fines and fees.

This was after Chief Justice Ms Justice Sophia Akuffo dispatched three top auditors from the Judicial Service to probe embezzlement at the Adjabeng District Magistrate Court in Accra.

A source close to the registrar’s office hinted the Daily Graphic that the diversion of court fees and fines was a practice at the Adjabeng Court Registry spanning many years.

Play Soccer Ghana in collaboration with Manchester City have launched the “Kicking for Change Project” in Cape Coast on Saturday 17th February, 2018.

The project is a three year activity supported by Manchester City Citizens Giving with the aim of improving upon educational attainments, healthy well-being and life skills among young people.

Currently, seven [7] institutions in the Central Region are participating in this project. They include Cape Coast School for the Deaf, Elmina Catholic Cluster of Schools, Imam Khomeini Islamic Basic School and Dehia Arabic School amongst others.

The Black Maidens have completed a 19-0 win over Djibouti to seal qualification to the FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup in Uruguay later this year. 

Coach Augustine Evans Adotey’s side thrashed the Djiboutians 10-0 in the return leg tie played at the Cape Coast Stadium after their emphatic 9-0 win in the first leg a fortnight ago.

The Black Queens of Ghana were defeated by host nation Cote d’Ivoire by a lone goal in the opening match of the West Africa WAFU Zone B Woman’s tournament.  Nina Zote Kpaho scored the only goal for Cote d’Ivoire in the 70th minutes for her country.

The Black Queens of Ghana dominated the match after they conceded the goal and made everything possible to equalize but all their efforts were not fruitful.

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