The press attaché to the national women’s U-17 football team, William Bossman has disclosed that the team are cash-strapped they cannot even afford to purchase sanitary pads for the girls.
According to Bossman, the team need money badly to buy some essentials, including sanitary pad.
"You know at this time of the month the girls would need sanitary pads and other things ... so I can confirm that, yes we are short of things like that,” Bossman said in an interview with Starr Sports.
The Black Maidens who are currently in Jordan partaking in the championship won their second group game against the USA on Tuesday coming back a goal down to win 2 – 1. The victory comes after they were humiliated 5-0 at the hands of Japan in their opening game on Saturday.
He also revealed that a member of the management committee of the Black Maidens, Augustine Asante had to finance the purchase of certain essentials needed to provide comfort for the ladies.
The Black Maidens will play Paraguay in a must-win game on Saturday to ensure their progress to the knockout stage of the tournament.
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