Black Maidens Drawn In Group D of 2016 FIFA World Cup

black-maidens (5)women U-17 football team, the Black Maidens face Japan, USA and Paraguay in Group D at this year’s FIFA U-17 Women World Cup in Jordan.

Ghana was drawn Group D of the tournament in the draw which was held on Monday at the King Hussein Cultural Centre in Amman, Jordan on Monday.

The tournament which is slated for September 30 to October 21 will see the Maidens join their opponents as they look forward to make it to the knockout stages of the competition.

The team missed out narrowly on a semi-final berth after losing out on penalties to Italy at the quarter-finals stage in the last edition held in Costa Rica.

Ghana is the only African country to have reached the semi-finals at this level after winning bronze in the 2013 edition of the competition held in Azerbaijan.

In the other draws, host nation Jordan will face Spain, Mexico and New Zealand in Group A while fellow African side Cameroon will lock horns with Venezuela , Germany and Canada.

In Group C, Nigeria will play Brazil, England and Korea DPR.

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