Ghana have set-up a semi-final date with France after a 1-0 win over Japan in the quarter-finals of the Fifa Under-17 Women’s Championship on Friday.
Sherifatu Sumaila’s 53rd minute goal handed the ambitious Ghanaian side the precious victory against the Asian giants on Friday night.
Head coach Masa-ud Didi Dramani and his players will now look ahead to Tuesday’s semi-final meeting against France as their fairy tale story continues.
The European side toppled Nigeria at the quarter-final stage by beating them 3-2 on penalties to set-up a date with the West African heavyweights.
The Ghanaians will go into the history books as the first African side to have reached the semi-final stage of the world showpiece.
France will now stand in the way of the Ghanaians to qualify to the finals of the Under-17 Women’s Championship in Azerbaijan.