achievement set by the team in Azerbaijan in 2012.

“In the last edition we got to the knockout stage and four years later, we got to the knockout stage as well, so we are looking at the finals this time,” Coach Adotey said.

“Looking back as far as 2012, we won bronze and I was then assistant to DidiDramani and this time around I have set myself a target that we go beyond the success we in 2012, but first we have to take it match after match.”

He said the team was shaping up well for the competition with no serious injury in camp, a situation he said they were happy with.

Ghana is in Group A with host nation Uruguay, New Zealand and Finland. The team won their first friendly game by 4-0 against America FC, a female local side in Sao Paulo on Saturday, November 3 and would play in their next friendly against fellow African participants Cameroon on Tuesday.

The Black Maidens would leave their current base for Montevideo, Uruguay on Thursday to wrap up preparations before their opening game against the host.

Source: Ghana News Agency