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: Our motive is to qualify – Mercy Tagoe

Ahead of the second leg 2020 Olympic qualifier encounter with Kenya, Black Queens head coach Mercy Tagoe has insisted the motive of her side is to beat Kenya and qualify to the final round of the qualifier. Ghana were held to a disappointing goalless draw with Kenya at home last weekend and will be looking to secure a postive results on Tuesday when they face the Kenyans at the Kasarani Stadiums. Speaking to the media before the game, Mercy Tagoe maintained their target is to qualify to the next round,…

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Tokyo 2020: Black Queens arrive in Nairobi ahead of Kenya clash

Ghana’s senior female national team – the Black Queens – have arrived in Nairobi ahead for the return leg of the CAF Olympic Qualifier again Kenya. Mercy Tagoe and her charges have it all to do after the first leg ended in a 0-0 at the Accra Sports Stadium. The game will be played on Tuesday 8 October 2019 at Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani. Below are the list of Players for the trip; Fafali Dumehasi Gladys Amfobea Ellen Coleman Rita okyere Janet Egyir Juliet Acheampong Portia Boakye Priscilla okyere Evelyn…

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Tokyo 2020 Qualifiers: Black Queens to jet off to Kenya on today

Ghana’s senior female national team – the Black Queens – are set to leave the shores of the country to Kenya for the return leg of the CAF Olympic Qualifier on Sunday 6 October 2019. The first leg ended in a 0-0 at the Accra Sports Stadium on Friday as both sides shared the spoils after the game. Heah Coach of the side Mercy Tagoe and her charges need a win badly after a frustrating game here in Ghana. The game will be played on Tuesday 8 October 2019. By:…

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Tokyo 2020 : Black Queens share spoils with Kenya in Accra

Black Queens chances of qualifying to TOKYO 2020 Olympics hangs in the balance after failing to beat Kenya at home in the first leg of the qualifiers. The Queens were expected to beat the Harrambee Stars comfortably at home in order to make the return leg a mere formality, but lack of composure infront of goal saw them drew blank throughout the 90 minutes. With a lot of key players missing out due to club engagement, Head coach Mercy Tagoe Quarcoo presented an entirely new squad, hoping to inject a…

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Tokyo 2020: Black Queens face stern Kenya test in Accra today

The Black Queens will host Harambee Starlets today in the first leg of the third round of the 2020 Olympic qualifiers The match will kick off at exactly 3:30 pm at the Accra Sports Stadium. Coach Mercy Tagoe’s side will be looking to seize the initiative at home ahead of the return fixture which is scheduled for next Tuesday at Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani. The Queens start as slight favorites having been boosted by the arrival of Ernestina Abambila and also experience players like Priscilla Okyere, Portia Boakye, and Fafali Dumehasi…

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Tokyo 2020: Black Queens to host Kenya in Accra on October 4

Ghana’s Black Queens will host the Harambe Starlets on Oct. 4 in Accra in the third round of the 2020 Olympic Games qualifiers. The second leg of the encounter in scheduled for Nairobi on October 8, 2019. Kenya eliminated Malawi in the first round of qualifiers with Ghana thumping Gabon 5-0 on aggregate. The African qualifiers to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will run through to the fifth and final round later in January 2020. Africa has 1.5 slots for the women’s football tournament next summer.

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Ayishatu Zakaria Writes: When the Black Queens are deserted by Sports Ministry

The senior women’s national football team of Ghana is controlled by the Ghana Football Association. They are nicknamed the Black Queens and are the first national soccer team (yes not your Black stars) to qualify for the FIFA World Cup. They were at the third edition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup hosted and won by the United States in 1999. The current head coach of the team, 45 years old former player and referee was part of the first squad that represented the nation at the 1999 World Cup….

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Lily Lawrence joins Spanish club Extramendura UD Feminine

Ghanaian female star Lily Niber Lawrence has transferred to Spanish club Extramendura UD Feminine from Sekondi Hasaacas Ladies. The 22 year old midfielder joins the club on an initial loan deal with an option to make the move permanent at the end of her stint. Lily was a member of the Black Princesses that played at the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Papua New Guinea in 2016. The talented attacker was also a member of the Black Queens in 2018. She was unveiled to the fans and media on Thursday…

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Black Queens breeze past Togo in friendly

The Black Queens of Ghana walloped Togo 4-1 in a  friendly at the ElWak Sports stadium on Sunday. Gladys Amfobea and Evelyn Badu scored two goals each for the Queens with Adinda Akpo getting the only consolation for the Female Hawks. Coach Mercy Tagoe-Quarcoo’s charges are in the hunt to qualify for their first Olympic Games and will face Kenya in the next round of qualifiers. The first leg fixture is slated for September 30 at the Accra Sports Stadium.

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