Ghana forward Samuel Owusu makes donation to Ghanaian clubs to help in fight against Corona Virus

Black Stars winger Samuel Owusu today (Saturday, March 28) donated 125 cartons of hand sanitizers to the Ghana Football Association (GFA). Owusu, who celebrates his birthday today, has been vociferous in the national campaign against the spread of Coronavirus with recorded video messages on social media. The Al-Fayha midfielder, through his ‘The Owusu Project’, decided to back his words in the fight against the pandemic with the donation of the sanitizers to be handed to clubs in locations that have recorded cases of the virus – namely Accra, Tema, Kumasi…

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Corona Virus: Evelyn Nsiah joins campaign, conveys safety tips and well wishes to Ghanaians

President of Women Premier League club Nana Afia Kobi Ampem Ladies SC Evelyn Nsiah Asare has added her voice to heighten awareness about how to stay safe in the wake of the novel Corona Virus storm that has shaken the world. The 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 sporting…

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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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Full Profile of Black Maidens coach: Baba Nuhu

Full Name: BABA NUHU Nickname: Mallam Place of birth: Tamale Marital status: Married Age: 43 years Baba Nuhu, was born on 1st March 1977 in Tamale in the Northern Region. As a young boy, he developed the love for football at the age of 10 and put in enormous efforts to grow his passion. He first featured for Hearts Babies – a colts club in Tamale where he played for three years as a winger before moving to Yendi All Stars, a defunct Division One Club in Yendi. Soon after…

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Football at a standstill; dealing with the COVID-19 threat

It has been described as one of the worst moments in the annals of association football. In truism, there had never been a time in football history where the future of one of the world’s most popular sporting disciplines looked so gloomy than the world is experiencing now. The devastating effects of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) disease which had been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO), since its outbreak in China last year, is fast spreading globally. The pandemic’s global death toll has reached almost 5,000, while the…

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FIFA U17 WWC: Black Maidens thump Liberia to advance to next round

Black Maidens dispatches off Liberia in a 10-goal aggregate win to qualify for the next round of the 2020 FIFA U17 World Cup Qualifiers. Striker Ophelia Osei Amponsah was in a devastating form as she unleashed the first of the afternoon under two minutes, added a second in the 3rd minute before Salamatu Abdulai made it 3 in the 4th minute. Amponsah registered her third and fourth goal in the 12th and 14th in minutes respectively to add to her tally on the afternoon. 27 minutes into the second half,…

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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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Royal Morocco Football Federation donates footballs to Black Princesses

The Royal Morocco Football Federation has extended a kind gesture of donating football to each member of the Black Princesses team. The Ghana Under-20 women have been in Morrocco upon the invitation of the federation for a friendly to mark the celebration of the 2020 International Women’s Day last Sunday. The Black Princesses were beaten 3-2 by the Morocco senior national team at the Mohammed VI Football Complex in Rabat-Sale. The team has, since the match, continued to use the King Mohammed VI facilities to train courtesy the Moroccan Federation.…

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Referees named for Black Maidens world cup qualifier with Liberia

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has appointed referee Patience Ndidi Madu to officiate the FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup qualifying first round second leg between Ghana and Liberia. The 31-year-old Nigerian FIFA referee will be assisted on the lines by compatriots Mimisen Agatha Iyorhe and Abibatu Iyadunni with Hannah Elaigwe as the fourth official. CAF also appointed Madam Soaudatou Djallo-Kalkaba, a Cameroonian as Match Commissioner. The Black Maidens will be hosting their Liberian counterparts at the Accra Sports Stadium on Saturday, March 14. Kickoff is at 3 pm. Ghana…

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