The Black Princesses and the Black Maidens have been given the go ahead by government to begin training in September ahead of their respective qualifiers for the FIFA U-17 and FIFA U-20 women’s world cup.
President Nana Akufo-Addo in his State of the Nations address on measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus on Sunday allowed the two national teams to begin training, but must follow the safety protocols.
“Our female Under-20 and Under-17 national football teams have been given the clearance to go into their respective training camps to begin preparations towards their FIFA and CAF-sanctioned international matches, which begin in September,” President Akufo Addo said.
“Whilst in training, the playing, technical and management teams must observe strictly all the protocols issued by Government, CAF and FIFA against COVID-19. All other team and contact sports, and competitive sporting events remain suspended till further notice”.
The Black Princesses will be engaged in the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup qualifiers whilst the Black Maidens prepare ahead of the FIFA U-17 World Cup qualifiers set for September.