WAFU Women’s Cup: Super Falcons pip Ghana on penalties to reach finals

Nigeria defeated Ghana 4-2 on penalties to reach the 2019 WAFU Women’s Cup final. The game went into penalty shootout after both teams failed find the breakthrough in regulation time. The Super Falcons converted all their four kicks, while the Black Queens scored only two. Thursday’s result was sweet revenge for the Super Falcons who lost on penalties to Ghana at the same stage last year. For Ghana, it was a disappointment as they failed in their quest to defend the title they won last year. On Saturday, Ghana will take…

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Wafu Women’s Cup: Black Queens, Super Falcons renew rivalry in semis today

The Black Queens will rekindle their rivalry with neighbours Nigeria when they slug it out in the semi-final of the WAFU Women’s Cup today. The Super Falcons defeated Mali 2-0 in Tuesday’s final Group B encounter to set up the clash with Ghana while Ghana drew with host Cote D’Ivoire in the final group A match. The match will Kick off at 6:30pm at the Parc de Sports stadium. Ghana are the defending champions in the ongoing competition and must go past their bitter rivals if they are to retain the title. On the other…

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Black Queens coach makes two changes in starting XI to face Ivory Coast

Black Queens coach Mercy Tagoe has made two changes to her starting line-up ahead of today’s table-topping clash against Ivory Coast in the 2019 WAFU Zone B Cup of Nations. Teenage sensation Mukaram Abdulai, Evelyn Boadu have been dropped to bench while Alice Akusi and the experienced Janet Ayieyam make a return to the starting line-up. The match will kickoff at 16:00 GMT (4PM). Ghana thumped Senegal 2-0 in their opening game last Wednesday before winning 6-0 against Togo in their second fixture two days later. Below is the full line…

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2019 WAFU: Black Queens thump Togo to secure semi-final berth

The Black Queens of Ghana thumped Togo 6-0 in their second group game of 2019 WAFU Women’s competition on Friday. Abdulai Mukarama opened the floodgates on her first start before Alice Kusi and Mavis Owusu both grabbed a brace. Grace Asantewaa also registered her name on the scoresheet to complete the rout. Ghana have accrued six points after two-game beating Senegal by 2-0 in the group opener. The Queens have qualified for the semi-final stage. Ghana will play host nation Ivory Coast in the final group game on Monday 13 May 2019…

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Black Queens coach names starting XI vs Togo

Black Queen coach Mercy Quarcoo Tagoe has handed starts to teenage duo, Abdulai Mukarama and Grace Animah in their WAFU Women’s Championship second Group A match against Togo on Friday. The youngsters impressed as Ghana strolled to a 2-0 win over Senegal in the opening game on Wednesday. The game is scheduled to kick off at 16:00hrs the Champroux Stadium in Abidjan. Ghana’s Black Queens who won last year’s edition of the competition will face their opponents in last grand final, Cote D’Ivoire in their last group match. Here is…

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Black Queens safely land in Ivory Coast for Women’s WAFU Championship

The senior female national team of Ghana, the Black Queens have arrived in Ivory Coast ahead of the WAFU Zone B Women’s Cup of Nations. The Black Queens will be eyeing a title defence as they won the first edition in 2017 in the same Wesrt African country. Ten players-Fafali Dumehasi, Janet Egyir, Ellen Coleman, Gladays Amfobea, Juliet Acheampong, Grace Asantewaa, Mavis Owusu, Jane Ayieyam, Alice Kusi and Rita Okyere- were part of the team that won the maiden tournament last year. Ghana open their campaign on Wednesday against Senegal…

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WOMEN’S WAFU ZONE B: Ghana to arrive in Ivory Coast ahead of title defence

The senior female national team of Ghana, the Black Queens are set to arrive in Ivory Coast on Monday ahead of the WAFU Zone B Women’s Cup of Nations. The Black Queens will be eyeing a title defence as they won the first edition in 2017 in the same Wesrt African country. Ten players-Fafali Dumehasi, Janet Egyir, Ellen Coleman, Gladays Amfobea, Juliet Acheampong, Grace Asantewaa, Mavis Owusu, Jane Ayieyam, Alice Kusi and Rita Okyere- were part of the team that won the maiden tournament last year. Ghana open their campaign…

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Dropping players is a tedious task- Mercy Tagoe

Black Queens head Coach, Mercy Tagoe-Quarcoo says it was difficult naming her final list of 20 players for this year’s West Africa Football Union (WAFU) Zone B tournament. Tagoe made her final list from the 25 players who were in camp having made the cut from the initial 30 invited to prepare for the tournament. The Queens are due to leave for Abidjan on Friday to begin their title defence on May 9 against Mali in Group B which also has Nigeria and Niger. ‘Honestly, it was a tedious task…

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Black Queens coach names final 20-man squad for WAFU Zone B Nations Cup

Black Queens coach Mercy Tagoe-Quarcoo has announced her final 20-man squad to defend their WAFU Zone B Cup of Nations title in Cote d’Ivoire next month. Faustina Kyereme (Immigrations Ladies), Leticia Adjei (Samaria Ladies), Veronica Darkwa – Ashtown Ladies, Abigail Tawiah Owusu (Elmina Sea lions), Elizabeth Owusuaa- Elmina Sea Lions were axed as coach Marcy Tagoe trimmed the squad from 25 to 20. The team will leave next week to Abidjan where they will be playing Senegal, Togo and hosts Cote D’Ivoire. The 2019 WAFU Zone B Women’s Cup of…

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Black Queens coach Mercy Tagoe defends Perpetual Agyekum snub

Black Queens coach Mercy Tagoe-Quarcoo has defended her decision to leave out captain of Hasaacas Ladies Perpetual Agyekum in her provisional 30-man squad for the WAFU Zone B Nations Cup. Despite emerging as the overall top scorer in the just ended GFA NC Special Competition with nine goals, Perpetual was curiously missing from the list. Speaking to the media after the announcement of her squad, Mercy Tagoe explained the reason behind her decision. ”Perpetual scored nine goals, Six was through a penalty and three were through free kicks, yes, they are…

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