Black Queens center back, Faustina Ampah’s FK Minsk emerged as one of the 10 clubs to book a slot to the first knockout stage of the 2019-20 UEFA Women’s Champions League beating all three opponents in group 4.
The Belarusian Champions progressed to the round of 32 of the UEFA Women’s Champions League after beating Bettembourg of Luxembourg in a cricket scoreline by 12-0 in the opening group 4 match, winning 2-1 against Croatia side Split FC in the second game and finally scoring 2-0 against host Kharkiv in Ukraine.
Minsk have 4 African players and aside Ampah, all other three played part as they topped group 4 earning all 9 points, scored 16 goals and conceded just 1.
Cote D’ivoire’s Nadege Cissé, Cameroonian left full back Alvine Njolle and Nigeria Super Falcons forward Emuidzhi Oghiabekhva all played their part to qualify the team with the later winning the goal queen in their group with 6 goals to her credit.
Black Queens’ defender Faustina Ampah, who has always played an integral part in the teams champions League feat was missing in action this season due to knee injury.
She took to her social media accounts; Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to eulogize the team for an outstanding showing.
Minsk will know who they will be playing in a two leg match on Friday when the draw takes play. The first leg will be played on either 11th or 12th September, with the second leg on 25th or 26th in a straight knockout format.