The national female under-17 team, the Black Maidens have received donation from a non-governmental firm known as Visma Foundation.
Staff of the foundation on Wednesday, October 24, paid a visit to the team at the Ghananaman Soccer Centre of Excellence where they have been camping, to present a long list items to them.
The items included boxes of water from Paradise Pac, packs of toilet rolls, sanitary towels, mosquito coils and hair products from Maxim Ghana Limited among others.
The donation follows a similar one made by the foundation to the Black Queens two weeks ago.
Presenting the items on behalf of the foundation, Nana Ama Adez Essel who is the spokesperson of the foundation said that the gesture is a show of their support to the Black Maidens as they head into the 2018 World Cup.
Assistant coach, Baba Nuhu Mallam who received the items on behalf of the team praised Visma Foundation for staying true to their words of donating to the team. He commended Mavis Amanor and her staff for the good work. He also called on the corporate world to take a cue from Visma’s generosity and help the team as they prepare for the World Cup.
The Black Maidens have been drawn in Group A of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup alongside tournament hosts Uruguay, New Zealand and debutants Finland.
The Maidens will be making their 6th consecutive appearance at the competition which will be held from November 13- December 1.They are expected to leave Ghana this week to South Africa to continue preparations for the tournament.