Captain of the Black Maidens Of Ghana, Mukarama Abdulai is part of the 30 provisional squad coach Mercy Tagoe has invited to start camping in Cape Coast after finishing as top scorer of the 2018 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup staged in Uruguay.
The 16-year-old forward scored seven goals in the competition though the Black Maidens were eliminated in the quarter-finals stage of the competition.
The Northern Ladies striker won the Golden Boot in Uruguay and also won the Adidas Bronze Ball (third best player) behind Spain’s Claudia Pina and Nicole Perez of Mexico.
The 2019 WAFU Zone B tournament will run from 8-18 May and matches will be played at the Felix Houphouet-Boiney and Robert Champroux stadia. Wafu champions Ghana will face hosts Cote d’Ivoire, Togo and Senegal in Group A at this year’s Wafu Women’s Cup in Abidjan.
Below is the squad:
Fafali Dumehasi (Police Ladies) Barikisu Isshaku (Northern Ladies),
Abigail Tawiah-Mensah (Sea Lions),
Azume Adams (Prisons Ladies)
Defenders: Janet Agyir (Hasaacas Ladies),
Gladys Amfobea (LadyStrikers), Justice Tweneboa (Ampem Darkoa),
Ellen Coleman (LadyStrikers), Anatasia Akyaa (Sea Lions), Holalo Ativor (Kumasi Sports Academy),
Linda Addai (Soccer Intellectuals),
Rita Okyere (Prisons Ladies), Grace Ntiful (Hasaacas Ladies) and Veronica Darkwah (Ashtown Ladies)
Midfielders: Rabi Musa (Fabulous Ladies), Juliet Acheampong (Prisons), Grace Asantewaa(Ampem Darkoa), Diana Weige (Halifax Ladies), Blessing Agbomadzi (Sea Lions), Joyce Antwiwaa (Ashtown Ladies),
Strikers: Alice Kusi (Fabulous), Mavis Owusu (Ampem Darkoa), Mukarama Abdulai (Northern Ladies), El-Shadai Acheampong (Kumasi Sports Academy), Jane Ayieyam (Police Ladies), Ernestina Tetteh (Halifax), Elizabeth Owusua (Sea Lions), Grace Animah (Police Ladies), Faustina Kyeremeh (Immigration Ladies), Leticia Adjei (Samara Ladies).
By Ayishatu Zakaria Ali