Mercy Tagoe loses job as Black Queens head coach

Head coach of the Black Queens Coach Mercy Quarcoo-Tagoe has been relieved of her post with immediate effect. This comes after the Ghana Football Association dissolved all the technical team of the various National teams on Wednesday. Tagoe was appointed by the Normalisation Committee as the Head coach of Black Queens in April last year. She led the Queens to the final of the WAFU Championship and lost to Nigeria in the finals. She also failed to qualify the Queens to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after been knocked out by…

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Evans Adotey discharged of his duties as Black Maidens head coach

Evans Adotey, head coach for the national female under-17 team, the Black Maidens has been discharged of his duties by the Ghana Football Association with immediate effect. Adotey who has been with the Maidens since 2018 will no longer be in charge of the team after the Ghana Football Association dissolved the technical team of all the National teams. He led the team to the quarter finals of the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) Under-17 World Cup in Uruguay in 2018. He will have to reapply before he can…

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Elizabeth, Grace and Janet up for 2019 SWAG Female Footballer of the Year

Janet Egyiri , Grace Asantewaa and Elizabeth Addo are up in arms in a fierce battle for this year’s Sport Writers Association of Ghana Female Footballer of the Year award. The trio will be battling out for the ultimate to replace the current holder Mukarama Abdullai who won the award in 2019. Geace Asantewaa who now plies her trade at Spanish club EDF Logrono had a wonderful season for Ampem Darkoa Ladies before leaving to Spain. Asantewaa was the heart beat of the Ampem Darkoa Ladies team during the Normalisation…

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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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