Ghana’s Black Princesses proved too hot handle by their Benin counterparts in the opening game of the WAFU B U-20 Girls tournament ongoing in Kumasi.
Faith Ladies Star Girl, Mafia Nyame opened the scoring for Ghana in the 35th minute, before heading into recess.
The Princesses continued with a much-improved performance in the second half of the game.
Basigi’s side continued their attacking approach and came close to scoring in the 58th minute when Helen Alormenu headed over from a beautiful pass from Wasima Mohammed.
The relentless attack from the ladies came into fruition when, Ampem Darkoa’s Mary Amponsah doubled the tally for Ghana in the 61st minute, before; Dreams Ladies Skipper Stella Nyamekye wrapped it all up with a stellar free kick in the 68th minute.
Nyamekye ended up with the “Player of the match accolade” following her instrumental role-played in Ghana’s resounding win against Benin at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium.
Yusif Basigi’s side will now need just a draw against Ivory Coast in their next fixture on the 27th May to progress to the next stage of the tournament.
Ghana is hosting the maiden edition of the WAFU B U-20 Girls tournament in Kumasi from Saturday May 20- Saturday June 3, 2023.