Ghana coach Bashir Hayford admits to tough U20 Women's World Cup draw

Ghana U20 Women's team coach Bashir Hayford

Ghana U20 Women’s team coach Bashir Hayford

By Ameenu Shardow, follow on Twitter @alooameenu

Ghana coach Bashir Hayford admits to the enormous task ahead at the U20 Women’s World Cup having been drawn in the same group alongside hosts Canada.

The Black Princesses after playing the tournament hosts in the opening game will also be face Finland and Korea DPR in Group A.

But coach Bashir Hayford remains confident of his side’s chances despite admitting to the difficult draw.

“It may be a bit intimidating but we are up for the challenge,” he said after the draw on Saturday night.

“If you’re asking me how Ghana will do, I want us to win the cup.”

Ghana will be hoping to make it out of the group phase on its third successive appearance at the World Cup.

The Black Princesses will play Korea DPR and Finland in the second and final group match respectively after opening their campaign with a tough match against hosts Canada.

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