African U-20 Women’s Championship 2nd Round 1st Leg Results
South Africa 0 – 2 Ghana
South Africa’s U-20 Women’s team succumbed to a 2-0 home defeat to visiting Ghana side in the second round, first leg qualifier of the 2012 FIFA U-20 World Cup played at Sinaba Stadium in Daveyton.
Basetsana lost to second half goals one each for Florence Dadson and Elizabeth Addo which saw the Black Princesses take a vital 2 – 0 lead back to Ghana for the return match in two weeks’ time.
Tunisia 2 – 1 Kenya
Tunisian women defeated Kenya 2-1 in the first leg of U-20 FIFA Women’s World Cup African qualifiers second round played on Saturday in Nairobi, Kenya.
The visitors took an early lead following a penalty converted by Ella Kabachi in the seventh minute, which forced the host to launch a series of thwarted attacks.
Seven minutes before the break, the visitors struck again, taking advantage of a goalkeeping error to slot in the second goal.
In the second half, the Kenyans came in reorganised and determined. Their effort paid off in the 71st minute when Jekpurui Sharon score to reduce the tally.
Nigeria 3 – 0 Zimbabwe
Nigeria’s U-20 women’s team laboured to a home win over visiting Zimbabwe in the second round first leg of the 2012 FIFA U-20 World Cup qualifier played at MKO Abiola stadium in Abeokuta.
Goals from Francisca Ordega and Esther Sunday gave the Nigerians a 3-0 victory. Striker Ordega broke the deadlock in the 28th minute before she assisted Sunday in scoring the second at the start of the second half. Ordega then capped a fine afternoon‘s work by scoring the third for Falconets and her second in the 80th minute.
African U-20 Women’s Championship 2nd Round 2nd Leg Results
Zimbabwe 0 – 2 Nigeria
Ghana 3 – 0 South Africa
Ghana’s national U-20 women’s team booked their place at the final round of the continental qualifiers of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup, Japan 2012, after a 3-0 thrashing of South Africa on Saturday in Accra.
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