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The coach of the female team is blaming the football governing body for his abysmal performance, but the FA has refuted his assertions

An executive committee member of the Ghana Football Association Leanier Addy has taken a swipe at Black Princesses coach Robert Sackey for the team’s second straight defeat at the Fifa Under-20 Women’s World Cup.

Ghana was beaten 1-0 by Germany on Thursday to suffer a first round exit after losing the first group match 4-0 to USA.

USA trained coach Sackey lambasted his employers after the defeat claiming their failure to settle his salaries for the last 10 months was a highly demotivating factor.

Even before he made that comment, Addy who is the first female to serve on the GFA executive committee said the coach must carry the blame for the defeats.

“Our coach did not psych the girls up and failed to motivate them against USA because these girls will always lose concentration when you leave them,” Addy told Accra-based Radio XYZ.

“When he knew a draw against Germany was favourable, he should have told the girls to quickly assemble whenever they lose the ball on the attack.”

Ghana’s next group match is against China on Sunday but the Princesses will only be playing for pride after a second straight first round exit.