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Bashir Hayford names final 21 squad for U-20 World Cup


By Edmund Bobie


Head coach of the Black Princesses, Bashir Hayford has named his final 21 for the 2014 FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup.

Linda Smith and Theresa Ackon-Cobbinah have been left out of the squad for the competition which will commence next week in Canada.

The final squad includes a good number of players who won bronze at the U-17 WWC played in Azerbaijan in 2012.

Ghana begins their World Cup campaign in Group A against host nation, Canada in Toronto before further group games against Finland and Korea DPR.


Ghana squad list with shirt numbers

Goalkeepers: Bea Ntiwaa Nketia (1), Rose Baah (21), Victoria Agyei (16)

Defenders: Rebecca Asante (2), Grace Adams (3), Edem Atovor (17), Cynthia Boakye-Yiadom (4), Ellen Coleman (6), Faustina Ampah (15), Rita Darko (19)

Midfielders: Sherifatu Sumaila (7), Wasila Diwura-Soale (8), Alice Kusi (10), Jennifer Cudjoe (13), Priscilla Okyere (14), Rasheeda Abdul-Rahman (18), Fatima Alhassan (20)

Forward: Veronia Appiah (5), Alberta Asante (11), Alice Eva Danso (9), Christiana Boateng (12)




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