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The ladies will have to battle it out with opponents who have seen it all in the competition and will take a great deal of hard work to scale over the group stage

Ghana’s Black Maidens will have to dig deep to go pass the group stage of the Fifa Under 17 Women’s World Cup in Azerbaijan after they were paired in a tough group.

Mas-Ud Didi Dramani’s girls are in Group D alongside Uruguay, China, and Germany.

The west Africans failed to qualify to the next stage at the two previous editions in New Zealand and Trinidad and Tobago.

The tournament will take place between September 22 and October, 30.
The Maidens will open their Group D account on September 23 against Germany. Nigeria and Gambia are the other representatives from Africa.

Below are the groups:

Group A: Azerbaijan, Colombia, Nigeria, Canada
Group B: France, USA, Korea DPR, Gambia
Group C: Mexico, New Zealand, Brazil, Japan
Group D: Uruguay, China PR, Ghana, Germany