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Ghana humiliate Djibouti to qualify for 2018 Women's U-17 World Cup

14:24 GMT+3 19/02/2018
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The Black Maidens have secured a ticket to Uruguay 2018

Ghana will play at the Fifa Under-17 Women's World Cup for the six successive time after brushing aside Djibouti in the final round of the African Zone qualifiers on Sunday.

The Black Maidens annihilated their East African counterparts 10-0 at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium, leaving the score at 19-0 on aggregate following a 9-0 away victory in the first leg.

Captain Abdulai Mukarama scored four times, while Fuseina Mumuni, Nina Norshie, Victoria Teye, Berikisu Rahaman and Azuma Bugrie all added a goal each.

The win guarantees Ghana a place at the next U-17 Women's World Cup to hold in Uruguay in November/December.

Impressively, the Maidens have qualified for every single edition of the tournament since its inception in 2008.

Their best performance was a third-place finish at Azerbaijan 2012.

Elsewhere, Nigeria will be absent at the tournament for the first time ever after falling to Cameroon on away goals following a 3-3 aggregate, while South Africa beat Morocco to claimed Africa's last ticket.