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Afi Amenyaku shot-stopping prowess wins Black Princesses WAFU

The goalkeeper of the Ghana Black Princesses, Afi Amenyaku was a saviour in the final game of the U-20 WAFU Zone B Girls Tournament between Ghana and Nigeria at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium.

The Northern Ladies goalkeeper exhibited incredible performance from the first minute through to the penalty shootout.

Amenyaku denied Nigeria from taking the lead in the early minutes of the first half before Captain Stella Nyamekye took the lead for Ghana from the spot on the 37th minute.

Nigeria fought back in the second half and got the equalizer on 85th minute of the game through a blunder from the goalkeeper Afi Amenyaku for the game to end in a 1:1 draw.

Nonetheless, Afi Amenyaku’s incredible performance was seen again during the penalty shootout.

The savvy goalkeeper saved the first three penalty kicks of Nagiria to redeem herself as well as restoring hope to Ghanaians.

Her composure, agility, tranquility, and confidence were rare to aid Ghana to clinch the maiden edition of the WAFA Zone U-20 Lady’s Championship hosted at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium.

Ghana won the WAFU B U-20 Girls Cup with a 3-1 shootout victory thanks to their smashing execution from the penalty spot.

Afi Amenyaku was named as the Goalkeeper of the tournament.

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