Corona Virus: Black Queens captain Elizabeth Addo joins GFA campaign, conveys safety tips and well wishes to Ghanaians

Captain of Ghana’s Black Queens Elizabeth Addo has joined the team of stars who have added their voice to heighten awareness about how to stay safe in the wake of the novel Corona Virus storm that has shaken the world. The Novel Corona Virus has taken the entire world aback with the death rate now above 11,000. Ghana has so far recorded 16 cases of Covid-19 in the last 10 days with contact tracing exceeding 400. The rate at which the virus keeps spreading across has led to almost all…

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Black Queens striker Priscilla Adubea urges Ghanaians to follow health protocols for Coronavirus

Black Queens striker Priscilla Adubea has urged all Ghanaians to follow the health protocols in order to halt the spread of COVID-19 in the country. The Sporting de Huelva ace joined GFA’s campaign to raise awareness fight the outbreak of the novel virus in the country with 19 confirmed cases so far. The Covid-19 has been declared as a pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO). The novel virus has seen most sporting activities suspended or cancelled across the globe. The Confederation of African Football (CAF) suspended the upcoming 2021…

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Full Profile of Black Queens coach Mercy Tagoe-Quarcoo

Below is a full profile of Mercy Tagoe-Quarcoo, boss of the senior Women’s side, Black Queens. Full Name: Mercy Tagoe – Quarcoo Place of Birth: Tema Marital Status: Married Age: 42 Mercy Tagoe-Quarcoo was born on 5th February 1978 in Tema. She nursed the interest in playing football at a young age and started acting upon it by playing football with kids in her community.  She started an active career as a midfielder and was later converted into a central defender during her days with Tema Supreme Ladies. The team…

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FIFAWWCQ : Ophelia Serwaa calls on support of Ghanaians against Liberia

Black Maidens striker, Ophelia Serwaa Amponsah has called for the support of Ghanaians ahead of their second leg encounter with their female U17 counterparts from Liberia. Ghana won the first leg in Monrovia by 2-0, and will be looking to finish the job on Saturday at the Accra Sports Stadium. Speaking to the media ahead of the game, the captain expressed her confidence they will finish the job on Saturday. “Our first game against Liberia was the first time, so we didn’t know their play well, we were in an…

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Black Queens coach, players reflect on Turkish Women’s Cup experience

Black Queens coach, Mercy Tagoe-Quarcoo has stated that the just-ended 2020 Turkish Women’s Cup tournament has been of great benefit to the team. Ghana emerged runners-up after recovering from a first day 3-0 defeat to Chile to soundly beating Northern Ireland and Kenya 4-0 and 3-1 respectively during the March 2-10 invitational tournament. Speaking to the GFA Communications team, the coach was excited that the tournament also gave her players the opportunity to avenge their last defeat to Kenya. “This tournament meant so much to the team because looking at…

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Turkish Women’s Cup: Black Queens dispatch Kenya but fail to qualify

Ghana’s Black Queens ‘journey in the ongoing Turkish Women’s Cup tournament came to an end despite dispatching their Kenyan counterparts 3-1 in the final group game on Tuesday afternoon. Coach Mercy Tagoe’s side finished second in Group B in their debut campaign with the win over Kenya not enough to qualify them. The Black Queens cemented the position with six points having lost to Chile then hammered Northern Ireland 4-0 in their first two games. Captain Elizabeth Addo was in her element at the Starlight Sport Complex by bagging a…

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Turkish Women’s Cup: Black Queens wary of Kenya threat

After a sluggish start against Chile and an emphatic win over Northern Ireland B, Ghana’s Black Queens have the last hurdle to clear against Kenya to progress from the group phase of the 2020 Turkish Women’s Cup. Ahead of the seemingly revenge encounter for Ghana, Coach Mercy Tagoe-Quarcoo has been speaking with the GFA Communication team on preparations for the game. “As we all know, we have a pending match against Kenya, a side we played against during the [2020] Olympic Games qualifiers. We drew at home and we were…

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Interview: Black Queens Coach Mercy Tagoe-Quarcoo talks Turkish Women’s Cup, Kenya clash

Ghana’s Black Queens recorded a 4-0 resounding victory over Northern Ireland B in the ongoing 2020 Turkish Women Cup on Saturday evening, after stuttering in the opening match with Chile. Head Coach, Mercy Tagoe-Quarcoo has been speaking with the FA Communications team on the victory and why her side started the tournament on the low. “We thank God for such a sweet victory he has given us. Just like I said the last time, playing against Chile was not an easy game because we haven’t played together for a long…

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2020 Turkish Women’s Cup: Black performs demolition exercise on  Northern Ireland

Ghana’s Black Queens responded to their opening day misery against Chile with a heavy thrashing of Northern Ireland B in the ongoing Turkish Women’s Cup 2020 tournament Saturday afternoon. Coach Mercy Tagoe-Quarcoo’s side won the match played at the Gold City Sport Complex 4-0. A first-half goal rush had our Queens scoring three through Princella Adubea (18’), Beatrice Sesu (33’) and Grace Asantewaa (41’). Asantewaa scored again eight minutes into the second half to complete the commanding win. Next up for Queens is Kenya in the final game in Group…

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Turkish Women’s Cup: Black Queens succumb to Chile in opener

Ghana kicked off their campaign in the Turkish Women’s Cup 2020 with defeat to Chile Wednesday afternoon. The Black Queens held their own in the opening half but succumbed to three goals without reply in the second 45 minutes. Chile scored their goals in the 54th, 57th and 70th minutes in the Group B opener at Starlight Sport Complex. Head Coach Mercy Quarcoo-Tagoe’s side will return to duty against Northern Ireland B on Saturday, March 7. Kickoff is at 15:00 GMT.

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