Video: Evelyn Badu's strike earns Black Princesses progress in FIFA U20 WWC qualifiers

Video: Evelyn Badu's strike earns Black Princesses progress in FIFA U20 WWC qualifiers

  • Evelyn Badu scored the only goal that earned Ghana progress to the final round of qualifiers for the FIFA U20 Women's World Cup
  • The Black Princesses will now face Uganda for a place in next year's FIFA U20 World Cup in Coast Rica
  • Ghana have been present at all the FIFA U20 Women's World Cup since 2010 and remain the African country with the most appearances

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Hasaacas Ladies star, Evelyn Badu netted a thunderbolt as the Black Princesses defeated stubborn Zambia to reach the final stage of the FIFA U20 Women's World Cup qualifiers.

Her first half strike was enough as the Black Princesses won the tie 1-0 on aggregate and will now face Uganda for a place in Costa Rica 2022.

In a video posted on Twitter, sighted by YEN.com.gh, Badu's ferocious strike could not be kept out by the Young Coopers.

Evelyn Badu in action for the Black Princesses. SOURCE: Twitter/ @EvelynBadu15
Video: Evelyn Badu's strike earns Black Princesses progress in FIFA U20 WWC qualifiers. SOURCE: Twitter/ @EvelynBadu15
Source: Twitter

Evelyn Badu is captain of the Princesses and hopes to lead the team to the World Cup for the sixth consecutive time.

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Having excelled at last month's CAF Women's Champions League, the 19-year-old is now a household name on the continent.

Ghana beat Zambia to progress in FIFA Women's U20 World Cup qualifiers

Ghana's female U20 team, the Black Princesses are through to the final round of qualifiers for the World Cup after beating Zambia 1-0 in Cape Coast.

Captain Evelyn Badu netted the winner with a first half strike as the Black Queens get close to another World Cup appearance.

The Black Princesses started the game brightly and could have taken the lead after just two minutes when Salamatu Abdulai had only the Zambia goalie to beat.

Ghana dominated the half and after 35 minutes, Evelyn Badu led by example after smashing home for the hosts. The Princesses held onto the lead as the game went into the break with Ghana up by a goal.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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