Ghana's Black Princesses Walloped in Friendly against France Ahead of FIFA U20 Women's World Cup

Ghana's Black Princesses Walloped in Friendly against France Ahead of FIFA U20 Women's World Cup

  • 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 hosts scored two goals at either side of half time to round up preparation for the World Cup in Costa Rica.

Black Princesses, Ghana, France, U20 Women's World Cup
Black Princess have been beaten by France in a pre-World Cup friendly in Paris. Credit: @Team_GhanaWomen
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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.

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Source: Sports Brief News