The Black Maidens of Ghana are looking ahead to qualify for the knockout phase of the FIFA Women’s U-17 World Cup when they take on Finland in their group A second game.
Ghana’s young Maidens thrashed home side Uruguay 5-0 in their opening game played on Tuesday. The Kick-off is 7:00 GMT.
The match is due to take place at the Estadio Charrua in Montevideo. Ghana’s U17 female team were the highest scorers on the opening round of group matches after putting five goals past host nation Uruguay in front of their home fans.
According to Coach Adotey, he is not allowing his girls to be complacent in Friday’s match, adding that his intention is to win and ease Ghana’s road to the knockout stage.
“My only hope is to ensure that Ghana comes out with a win on Friday so that our road to the next stage will be easier”
“We have been able to work on some of the mistakes we made in the match against Uruguay and come Friday we are hoping to put up a good performance and make it to the next stage, coach Adotey told the media in an interview.
Meanwhile, the Black Maidens medical team are monitoring the fitness of midfielder Fuseina Mumuni who came out of the game with a thigh injury after she collided with the Uruguayan goalkeeper on Tuesday.