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Soccer News of Thursday, 14 February 2008

Source: GNA

Free tickets for Ghana-Zambia U-17 Clash

Accra, Feb 14, GNA - The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has in conjunction with the Ministry of Education, Science and Sports (MoESS) and the National Sports Council (NSC) decided to issue free tickets for Sunday's FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup match between Ghana's Black Maidens and their Zambian counterparts.

The game is scheduled for the Ohene Djan Sports Stadium. The move is to enable the youth, especially girls to appreciate football in the country.

Charles James Aryeh, Chief Administrative Officer of NSC in a release advised all second cycle institutions in Accra and its environs to collect their tickets from his outfit on Friday, February 15 at 14H00 GMT.

He also urged representatives of all National Supporters Associations to collect tickets from the NSC offices at the Ohene Djan Sports Stadium for he match.

The Black Maidens defeated the Southern Africans 2-0 in the first leg in Lusaka a fortnight ago and will move to the next stage of the qualifying rounds should they avoid defeat.

Three African teams will represent the continent at the first ever edition of the FIFA U-17 Female World Cup fixed for October 28 - November 16 in New Zealand.