In a thrilling encounter at the Accra Sports Stadium on Sunday afternoon, Ghana’s Black Princesses secured their spot in the last round of qualifiers for the 2024 FIFA Women’s World Cup after defeating Eswatini with a convincing 2-0 victory.
This win solidified an impressive 8-1 aggregate score over the two legs.
The early moments of the game set the tone for Ghana’s dominance, with Beline Nyarko opening the scoring just six minutes in.
The Black Princesses continued their attacking prowess as Sarah Nyarko doubled the lead six minutes later, connecting skillfully with Wassima Mohammed’s well-placed cross.
Heading into halftime with a comfortable 2-0 advantage, Ghana showcased their defensive resilience and strategic gameplay, maintaining control of the match. Despite Eswatini’s efforts, the Black Princesses thwarted any potential comeback.
The second half saw both teams pushing for opportunities, with Rose Boakyewaa coming close in the 68th minute, hitting the crossbar. However, the 2-0 scoreline held, securing Ghana’s place in the last phase of qualifiers.
Yusif Basigi’s squad now looks ahead to a crucial clash with Senegal in the upcoming qualifiers. A victory in this matchup will propel the Black Princesses to the highly anticipated 2024 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Colombia next year.