WPL WK1 Wrap Up: Ampem Darkoaa, Police Ladies record BIG wins to announce readiness for the season

The 2019/2020 Ghana Women’s Premier League kick started on the weekend of 17th January with the former champions in both the Northern and Southern Zones showing total dominance. The much-anticipated season got off to a new start with new innovations to include the MVP award provided by NASCO. In the Northern Zone, undisputed champions Ampem Darkoa Ladies thumped visiting Ash Town Ladies 5-0 despite the absence of star player Princella Adubea. Supreme Ladies in match day one were the only team to loose at home as they were strangled to…

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National Women’s League; Northern Ladies 1-1 Kumasi Sports Academy- Match Report

Yaa Agyeiwaa’s late equaliser saved a point for Kumasi Sports Academy as they drew 1-1 at the Aliu Mahama Stadium against Northern Ladies in the first game of the 2019/2020 National Women’s League. After a frantic opening lacking in clear-cut chances, the game exploded late in the first half with two crucial saves from Kerrie McCarthy in post for KUSA. Jafaru Rahama’s finally broke the deadlock in the 52nd minute and that goal looked to be condemning the away side to their first defeat. But a mistake by former U-…

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NASCO announces mouthwatering packages for Women’s Premier League

Electronics distribution giants NASCO has announced sumptuous packages for the Women’s Premier League with major highlights on Player and Coach of the Month. The electronics giants announced the package on Friday, a few hours to the kickoff of the 2020 Women’s Premier League. The partnership with the Ghana FA which has the Ghana Premier League as their major highlight, rewarding player of the match winners as well as Player and Coach of the Month. NASCO has just expanded their deal with the Ghana FA which will, this time around, see…

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Match Officials for National Women’s League match day one

The National Women’s Premier League begins this weekend in the Northern and Southern sectors. Match officials for the opening round of matches have been appointed. Here are the match officials for Day One of the Women’s Premier League: NORTHERN SECTOR Match: Ampem Darkoa Ladies vs Ashtown Ladies (Sunday) Venue: Techiman Ohene Ameyaw park Referee: Barikisu Salifu Asst 1: Abigail Abanga Asst 2: Belinda K. Bane 4th Ref: Fuseini Mariam Match Commissioner: Ahmed Mansura Match: Fabulous Ladies vs Pearlpia ladies (Sunday) Venue: Kumasi Wesley College Park Referee: Cynthia Anafo Asst 1:…

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Madam Joyce Boatey-Agyei appointed Ghana U15 Female head coach

The Ghana Football Association has named Madam Joyce Boatey- Agyei as the head coach of the National U-15 female team. She will be assisted by Stephen Jojo Ampah with Augustine Atuahene as the Physical Trainer. Other members of the technical team are James Nanor – Goalkeepers trainer, Dr. Mabel Aboah – Team doctor, Hannah Nunoo – Welfare Manager and John Acquah – Equipment manager. The GFA has also appointed Brong Ahafo Regional FA Chairman Ralph Gyamerah as Chairman with Frank Todd as the vice chairman. Other members of the Management…

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Hilary Boateng promises not to repeat mistakes in her quest to improve Women’s League

National Women’s League Committee chairperson Madam Hillary Boateng is determined not to repeat her mistakes in her bid to ensure a very successful 2019-2020 season. She urged all the clubs to punch above their weight to ensure a very competitive and attractive campaign. The National Women’s  League kicks off on the weekend of 17-19 January 2020 across the country. “Mistakes that have been made in the past will be corrected as we take steady steps forwards to make the Women’s league attractive. As we prepare for the big kick off,…

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Hilary Boateng outlines challenges facing development of Women’s football

National Women’s League Committee chairperson Madam Hilary Boateng has outlined some of the major challenges hampering the development of Women’s Football in Ghana. Speaking in an interview on Asempa FM, Hilary explained how our outmoded  ‘tradition and culture’ has contributed to the lack of growth in the women’s game. “Women Football in Ghana faces many challenges but I think our tradition and culture is the biggest challenge of all. When you look abroad, in the U.K for example, most of the EPL teams have their female versions so ideally the…

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GFA to announce television stations with non-exclusive rights to air highlights of GPL, DOL and WPL

The Ghana Football Association is set to announce television stations with non-exclusive rights to air highlights of the Ghana Premier League, Division One League, and the Women’s Premier League. This latest development comes after the governing body announced on Wednesday that StarTimes have secured television rights of the Premier League and the FA Cup in a five-year deal worth US$ 5.25 million. Meanwhile, the GFA has decided to make highlights of the Ghana Premier League and the FA Cup available to other television stations in a non exclusive category. As part of the…

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GFA, NASCO announce partnership agreement for Women’s Premier League

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has secured an agreement with electronic distributing giants Electroland Ghana Limited, for one of its flagship product, Nasco to become Official Man of the Match Sponsor of the Women’s Premier League. This deal is an enhancement to the packages under its existing agreement with NASCO. The inclusion of the Women’s Premier  League in the player of the match award scheme by NASCO, is part of the GFA’s efforts at deploying various strategies to bring more improvement and visibility to the Women’s Premier League, which starts on…

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