Namibia/Ghana: Gladiators On Black Queens’ Path

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Ghana’s Black Queens can full a return to the Ladies’s Africa Cup of Nations by avoiding a reversal of Friday’s 3-1 win towards Namibia tomorrow.

The Courageous Gladiators secured a significant away aim in Accra on Friday after they went down within the first leg of the 2024 Wafcon final-round qualifier.

A 2-0 victory by a three-goal margin, ought to Ghana discover the again of the web, will guarantee a second look for Namibia on the continental showpiece competitors which is ready for Morocco.

Doris Boaduwaa scored twice, with Ghana captain Portia Boakye additionally on the right track for the hosts and the guests at Accra Sport Stadium.

Black Queens coach Nora Hauptle mentioned her facet was not at their finest, however is happy with the victory which provides them a bonus forward of the second leg on the Lucas Moripe Stadium in Pretoria, South Africa.

“I feel at first of the sport there was some issue. We scored a lovely aim. I feel this can be a particular second,” she instructed Ghana Net.

With Friday’s win, Hauptle has overseen a 10-match unbeaten run and is assured that streak will proceed as they intention to seize one in every of 11 obtainable Wafcon 2024 spots.

“That is in all probability not the very best efficiency, however you could perceive there may be strain, and it is loads. In fact, we should always have scored extra. I am glad,” Hauptle mentioned.

In different first-leg motion, the Copper Queens of Zambia confirmed their class and expertise away from residence with a snug 6-0 victory over Angola.