AWCON 2018: Sherrifatu Suleiman adjudged player of the match in Ghana’s win over Algeria

Sports News of Saturday, 17 November 2018



Black Queens winger Sherrifatu Suleiman was impressive in the game against Algeria

Black Queens winger Sherrifatu Suleiman was maned Player of the Match as Ghana beat Algeria 1-0 in the opening game of the Africa Women’s Cup of Nations.

The LA Galaxy Orange forward impressed on the flanks, whipping in crosses and creating chances but Ghana could only manage just a goal on Match Day 1.

Sherrifa was in contention with Algeria’s goalkeeper, Takenint, who played a huge role in stopping the North Africans from conceding more goals.

Gladys Amfobea’s 13th-minute strike was enough for the Black Queens to open the campaign with victory.

The Black Queens will have to take their chances when they come up against Mali on Match Day two.

Sherrifatu Suleiman will also be expected to repeat her outstanding performance against the Eagles of Mali, who are playing Cameroon on Saturday evening.

Meanwhile, the Black Queens are leading the table in group A with the win over the Algerians.

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