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