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Ghana take first leg advantage after beating Uganda in FIFA U20 Women's World Cup qualifiers
- The Black Princesses secured victory in the first leg of their FIFA U20 Women's World Cup qualifiers against Uganda
- The West Africans traveled to Kampala to defeat their Ugandan counterparts ahead of the second leg in a fortnight time
- The Black Princesses are chasing a sixth successive appearance at the FIFA U20 Women's World Cup
Ghana's U20 female national team, the Black Princesses traveled to Kampala to beat their Ugandan counterparts in the first leg of their World Cup qualifiers.
The West African female football powerhouse secured a 2-1 victory, making the second leg in a fortnight time a n easier task.
In photos posted on Twitter, the team is seen celebrating the mammoth win as their hopes of qualifying for Costa Rica 2022 gets closer.
The Black Princesses, who were without captain Evelyn Badu, started the game very well as they dominated the early minutes of the match.
Just 20 minutes into the match, Salamatu Abdulai broke the deadlock with a powerful strike.
Ghana continued to control the match as they chased for a second before half time, but the Ugandans were resolute defensively.
After the break, midfielder Grace Anima, doubled the lead with a beautiful curled freekick to put the game beyond the reach of the hosts.
The Princesses were comfortable and played patiently as the clock ticked, but with seven minutes remaining Uganda pulled one back.
Uganda captain Fauzia Najjemba netted the consolation for the hosts.
The two sides will meet again in a fortnight time in Ghana, with the winner of the two legged game progressing to the next stage.
Evelyn Badu's winner sends Black Princesses to final round of World Cup qualifiers
Earlier, SportsBrief.com reported that, Ghana's female U20 team, the Black Princesses are through to the final round of qualifiers for the World Cup after beating Zambia 1-0 in Cape Coast.
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Captain Evelyn Badu netted the winner with a first half strike as the Black Queens get close to another World Cup appearance.
In photos posted on Twitter, sighted by YEN.com.gh, the team is seen celebrating the victory.