Women’s U17 World Cup: Ghana 2-0 China: Black Maidens progress to quarter-final

The junior women’s team qualified for the first time to the quarter-final of the female global showpiece in Azerbaijan
Jane Ayieyam scored a double to hand the Black Maidens the win against the Steel Roses in the final Group D clash as Ghana finished second on six points behind Germany, who topped with seven points.

Ghana are now through to the quarter-final for the first time at the Fifa Under-17 Women's World Cup.

The Black Maidens will face Japan on Friday, October 5 in the quarter-final.

Ayieyam scored in each half of the game as she put the Black Maidens in front after 18 minutes.

The attacker took down Fatima Alhassan’s deep cross superbly, however her first time effort hit the bar, but she was on hand to tap in the rebound to register the first goal.

She got the second in the 88th minute when slotted calmly under Feifei after going on the break.

The double takes her tally to four goals in the competition after scoring one apiece in the games against Germany and Uruguay.