Ghana put one foot in the 2018 Fifa U-17 Women’s World Cup finals with a 9-0 victory over Djibouti on Friday.
The Black Maidens travelled to secure the emphatic win at the the El Hadj Hassan Gouled Aptidon Stadium.
Suzzy Dede Teye (27), Mukarama Abdulai (40, 42, 46), Abigail Tutua (44), Jacqueline Owusu (48), Fuseina Mumuni (78), Milot Abena Pokua (79) and Adama Alhassan were all on target as coach Evans Adotey’s girls proved too strong for their hosts.
The Black Maidens have qualified for every U-17 Women’s World Cup tournament and now look set to make Uruguay 2016 their sixth.
Ghana will host the return leg at the Cape Coast Stadium on February 18.
Ghana XI vs Djibouti:
Grace Banwaa – Tedinah Ataa Sekyere, Adama Alhassan, Nina Norshie, Justice Tweneboah, Azumah Bugre, Suzzy Dede Teye, Jacqueline Owusu, Mukarama Abdulai (c), Fuseina Mumuni, Abigail Tutuwaa
Yaa Agyeiwaa, Susan Ama Duah, Doris Boaduwaa, Milot Abena Pokuaa, Ama B. Appiah, Barikisu A. Rahman, Cynthia F. Kohnlan