GHANA WILL face Mexico in the quarter-finals of the FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup on Sunday, November 25, in Montevideo, Uruguay.
This was after the Maidens topped Group A after beating New Zealand 2-0 in the final match and scored a total of 10 goals while conceding one throughout the three games, making coach Evans Adotey’s side one of the favourites for the title.
By way of statistics, the Maidens thrashed their Uruguayan counterparts, the host country, by 5:0 before beating Finland 3:1 in the second group game and finished as group winners when they dispatched New Zealand 2:0
Ghana has qualified for the last eight for the fourth consecutive time with their best performance in tournament history in 2012 when they finished in third place.
As Group A runners-up, New Zealand will take on Japan in Colonia Del Sacramento on Saturday, November 24. The Kiwis will be competing in the knockout stage of Under-17 Women’s World Cup for the first time.