Yussif Basigi hands maiden Black Princesses call-up to Persis Martha Oteng

Published on: 24 October 2023

Yussif Basigi has added Persis Martha Oteng, a Tottenham Hotspur Women's youth star, to his 30-player squad for Black Princesses FIFA U20 women’s World Cup qualifier against Eswatini.

The 17-year-old striker was born in the German town of Oberhausen. Last month Oteng scored three goals in four matches for Tottenham Hotspur U-21 Women's side.

Head coach Yussif Basigi has meticulously curated a 30-player squad, each selected for their exceptional talent and dedication to the game.

The selected players are set to enter an intensive training camp at the Ghanaman Soccer Centre of Excellence in Prampram.

The Squad will continue preparations to face Eswatini in the third round qualifying match for the FIFA U20 women’s World Cup.

The team will miss the services of Ampem Darkoa’s Mary Amponsah, Comfort Yeboah, Deborah Brown, Tracy Twum and Abena Anomah Opoku due to the club’s participation in the CAF Women’s Champions League.

The Black Princesses will look to book a seventh consecutive appearance at the biennial tournament in Colombia next year.

The team is expected to resume camping on Wednesday, October 25th, 5:00 pm at the Ghanaman Soccer Centre of Excellence.