TOKYO 2020 : Kenya 1-0 Ghana – Harambee Starlets eliminate Black Queens from 2020 Olympic Qualifiers

Harambee Stars of Kenya have eliminated the Black Queens of Ghana from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics qualifiers after Gentrix Shikangwa strike in the extra time secured her side a hard fought win. Both Ghana and Kenya were looking promising of victory since the game got incepted. The two teams level of momentum were at par until Shikangwa made the difference in the die embers of the game. The first half ended goalless likewise the second department too ended goalless which saw the game to have went to extra time –…

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TOKYO 2020- Mercy Tagoe announces 18 Players for Gabon trip

The Black Queens are set to leave the shores of Ghana on Monday for Libreville where they will begin their campaign with Gabon in their quest to the Tokyo 2020 games. The team was initially camping at the Ghanaman soccer center of excellence in prampram for few weeks now. However, Coach Mercy Tagoe after carefully examination of the players quality has come out with a list of top 18 players who are set to make the journey to Gabon. Notable amongst the Squad is foreign based Portia Boakye who was…

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Nduom chases Sports Ministry for ₵430k

The Management of Nduom Sports Stadium and Coconut Groove Hotel are on the heels of the Ministry of Youth and Sports claiming a cost of ₵430k incurred during the 2018 Africa Women’s AFCON. Reports after the tournament were that the Sports Ministry owed the the Elmina-based entity for its usage during the tournament. The reports were flatly denied by the Ministry of Youth and Sports. But the management of the two entities led by Philip Lud is claiming the Sports Ministry owe them ₵430,000. Speaking on Nimde3 FM, the manager…

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Lack of competitive football has affected my call-ups- Black Queens coach

Black Queens head coach Mercy Tagoe Quarcoo has stated lack of domestic league has affected the performance of the female players making it difficult to select the best squad for the National Team. The Black Queens have been in camp for three weeks now preparing for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics qualifiers against Gabon. Speaking to NBSports live on her team’s preparations, Mercy Tagoe showed her displeasure with the lack of domestic competition in the country. She also expressed her doubt about the team readiness for the game against Gabon on…

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Women’s AFCON expanded from 8 to 12 teams

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has adopted a resolution to expand the Women’s African Cup of Nations from 8 to 12 teams. The Executive Committee’s decision to increase the participating teams is to give opportunity to more countries at the biannual event. CAF President Ahmad Ahmad confirmed the change on his twitter after Wednesday’s meeting, “We took a great decision today : feminine’s #AFCON will now engage 12 teams ! They only were 8 until now.” The last Africa Women’s Cup of Nations was held last year in Ghana…

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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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