Black Maidens arrives in Jordan for 2016 FIFA World Cup



Ghana’s Black Maidens have arrived in Amman, Jordan for the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup which will be staged from September 30- October 21.

The Ghanaian contingent which is led Mr. Augustine Asante included 18- players,  the technical team and other management members left Accra on Tuesday evening on board an Emirates flight.

The team made a transit in Dubai and arrived in Jordan on Wednesday afternoon as they await the start of the competition next week.

Coach Augustine Evans Adotey and his team will continue preparations for their group stage matches with their first game coming up against defending Champions Japan next Saturday in Al Zarqa.

Ghana will then take on USA and Paraguay in subsequent group matches in Amman and Irbid respectively.

The national U-17 female team qualified to their 5th straight World Cup appearance after a 10-0 aggregate win over Morocco in the final qualifying match.

The Black Maidens who were quarterfinalists at the last edition of the competition, are the only African side to have reached the semi-finals of the World Cup after winning bronze in 2012.


Below is the full list that travelled to Jordan:


  1. Martha Annan Koffie         -Bafana ladies
  2. Selina Amuslie Abalansa  – Soccer Intellectuals
  3. Kayza Massey – South United FC, Canada


  1. Cecilia Hagan – Bafana Ladies
  2. Blessing Agbomadzi – Kumasi Sports Academy
  3. Philicity Asuoko – Samaria Ladies
  4. Nina Norshie  – Valued Girls
  5. Joyce Asamoah – Fabulous Ladies
  6. Linda Amoako – Soccer Intellectuals
  7. Uwaisa Mawia – Ampem  Darkoa



  1. Grace Asantewaa- Ampem Darkoa
  2. Mary Entoah – Police ladies
  3. Olivia Anokye – Bafana ladies
  4. Fuseina Mumuni- Lepo ladies
  5. Grace Acheampong – Ashtown ladies



  1. Adizatu Mustapha – Intellectuals
  2. Sandra O. Ansah- Supreme ladies
  3. Gifty Acheampong- Immigration ladies
  4. Sylvian Mankwah – Prison Ladies
  5. Rafia Kulchirie Al-Hassan – Hasaacas Ladies

21. Vivian Adjei Konadu – Sports Academy

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