The Ghana senior women’s football team, Black Queens came back from a goal down to beat their Moroccan counterparts 3-1 in an International friendly staged at the Accra Stadium on Thursday, November 26, 2020.
The visitors drew first blood in three of the blasts of the whistle through a spot-kick after defender Linda Eshun brought down Moroccan attacker Anani Salma in the box.
The resultant penalty saw skipper Chebbak Ghizlane convert for the opener.
The Queens took charge of affair thereof and laid siege at their opponent’s goal mouth in search of the equaliser.
This paid off in the 30th minute when attacker Faustina Kyeremeh was released by Sandra Owusu Ansah at the edge of the box , she unleashed a left foot drive that found it way at the back of the net.
The Queens continued their probe to increase the tally but met a resistance in defenders Hady sounia and Boukhami Siham.
The Moroccans woes were made worse when forward Quinekh Nawael was was shown a red card for altercation with the referee during a free-kick in favour of Ghana.
The resultant kick saw Linda Eshun made amends for her earlier error with a float that missed everyone but the back.of the net to make the scoreline2-1 at the stroke of half time.
Back from recess, the Moroccans launched an onslaught but it was repelled by the Queens defence.
Under pressure and by a woman down, the Moroccans were eager to keep their heads high as they continued probing for the equaliser.
The Black Queens, however, wrapped up their triumph when substitute Georgina Ayisha was set up from the left flank and did not miss netting her chance in the 63rd minute to guarantee her side’s victory.
Both teams made substitutions afterwards but it had little effect on the result until the final whistle