FIFA U17 WWC: Ghana skipper Abdulai Mukarama hoping to build on fine start in subsequent games award in Uruguay hammering

Published on: 14 November 2018

Black Maidens skipper Mukarama Abdulai wants to build on their impressive and amazing display in their opening game going into the subsequent group games.

Ghana hammered hosts, Uruguay 5-0 in their Group A opener on Tuesday night.

Mukarama scored a hat-trick and created an assist in the opening day victory for the Black Maidens.

Following the 16 year old's exploits in the game against Uruguay, she was named player of the match.

The Northern Ladies attacker says she is excited to help her to team to victory as well as winning the game's best player.

"I am very very excited for this opportunity and winning the best player in the first match," she said in a post match interview. "Our aim at this world cup was to win our first match and to look forward to our other games."

"So, I am very very happy and excited," she added.

Ghana sit top of group A after the heavy win over the host, and will next face Finland who lost their first game against New Zealand.