- The Black Princesses of Ghana have suffered defeat in their pre-World Cup friendly against France
- The team is in France to continue preparations ahead of the FIFA U20 World Cup in Costa Rica in August
- Ghana is hoping to go beyond the group stages of the tournament which begins on August 10 and ends on August 28
Ghana's U20 female national team, the Black Princesses, were handed a reality check in their pre-World Cup friendly against France in Paris.
The team led by captain and newly crowned young African female footballer of the year, Evelyn Badu, suffered a 4-0 defeat at the Complexe Sportif de Clairefontaine.
The French team opened the scoring just 15 minutes into the game before doubling the lead six minutes later.
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Ghana held on to go into the break two goals down, and following the resumption of the second half, a determined Black Princesses tried to fight back.
However, two minutes into the half, France extended their lead before hitting the final nail in Ghana's coffin in the 73rd minute.
The Black Princesses will travel to Costa Rica from France, The team has been drawn in Group D alongside Japan, Holland and the United States of America.
Black Princesses handed tough draw at 2022 FIFA U20 Women's World Cup
Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Ghana's U-20 women's national team, Black Princesses, have been drawn in Group D of the 2022 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
The 2022 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup draw was held on Thursday, May 5, 2022.
The draw ceremony was held at the Teatro Nacional in San José in Costa Rica, the host country of the tournament.
Stephen Appiah picks Okocha and Ronaldinho as the most skillful players
Former Black Stars captain Stephen Appiah has named Austin Jay Jay Okocha as one of the most skillful players he has seen in football.
The former Nigeria captain is revered globally for his trickery and magic on the ball.
In a question and answer session on Twitter, Appiah was asked apart from Ronaldinho, who the most skillful player is?.
Source: Sports Brief News