Starlets lose 3-1, match ruled with controversy officiating

Harambee Starlets began their Africa Women Cup of Nations (Awcon)  games with a surprising loss to Ghana women National Team in Limbe on Sunday. as champions Nigeria took control of Group B with a 6-0 whitewash of Mali.

Starlets were humbled with a 3-a painful loss by Ghana as champions Nigeria took control of Group B with a 6-0 thrashing of Mali.

Starlets opened the scores after Esse Mbeyu Akida crisp finish gave the Starlets the lead in first half.

Minutes later, a free-kick saw Samira Souleyman scored the leveling goal before the break.

Ghana was awarded a penalty that raised a lot of controversy in the 71st minute, and Ghanaian girls capitalized on the opportunity and made it a 2-1 following Elizabeth Addo perfect shot.

A set piece in the 91st saw Ghana wrap the match and sealed the three points when Portia Boakye claimed the third

 

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