FreshPak sponsorship will reduce GFA’s deficits

The President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Kwesi Nyantakyi says the sponsorship deal from Groupe Nduom subsidiary, FreshPak will lessen the burden on the GFA to provide funds for activities of women’s football in the country. Nyantakyi said the FA spends more than GH₵600,000 for Women’s football every year arguing that, the latest sponsorship package will reduce the amount of money they put into in women’s football. “We spend more than GH₵600,000 every year in Women’s Football without getting any returns from it. This money coming in, GH₵500,000 for…

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GH₵500,000 sponsorship deal for Women’s League

The 2017/18 National Women’s League has been launched with an impressive GH₵500,000 sponsorship deal announced for the competition. The National Women’s League also has a new logo just like the Ghana Premier League. The launching of the competition, announcement of the sponsorship package, the unveiling of the new logo came off at the Coconut Groove Regency Hotel in Accra this week. Present at the ceremony were the President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Kwesi Nyantakyi; the Managing Director of Fresh Pack, Nana Ofori Owusu; the Vice Chairman of the…

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Samira Suleman to help fight ‘Early Child Marriage’

Black Queens forward, Samira Suleman has been appointed by World Vision as an Ambassador to spearhead the campaign against ‘Early Child Marriage’ in the northern part of the country. Samira, who has taken up the campaign against ‘Early Child Marriage, Using Sports to Preach Healthy Living and further create awareness for education to be linked with sports, has been recognised by the international Non-Governmental Organisation. ‘Early Child Marriage’ has been one of the negative practices in the northern parts of Ghana thus hindering the development and growth of young girls…

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I was role model to my players – Coach Mercy Tagoe

Women’s WAFU winning coach, Mercy Tagoe-Quarcoo has expressed her delight at the Black Queens’ championship feat at the tournament in Cote D’Ivoire. She said they put a lot in the competition to be victorious adding that, the team’s good effort plus her exemplary leadership contributed to their achievement. Speaking on Kumasi based OTEC FM, the first ever female national team coach disclosed that, their triumph has shot the team to greater heights on the minds of Ghanaians ahead of the 2018 Women’s AFCON to be hosted by Ghana later this…

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GN Bank to sponsor Women’s League

Chairman of GN Bank, Dr. Papa Kwasi Ndoum says his company pulled out of sponsoring the Division One League in order to become the headline sponsors of the Women’s League. GN Bank recently announced its intent not to renew its sponsorship agreement with the Ghana FA for the Division One League. This has heightened financial burden of club owners in the second-tier league as majority of the proceeds from the GN Bank sponsorship was used to heavily subsidise officiating fees for example. Clubs are now being asked to pay a…

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Immigration Ladies resume training

National Women’s League side, Immigration Ladies have commenced training ahead of the upcoming season. Immigration Ladies, one of the household names in Women’s football in Ghana have never won the league since it was first launched in 2012. Their best outing has always been a semifinal berth in the Sanford Women’s FA Cup. Coincidentally, they always get beaten by their bitterest rivals, Police Ladies. Player turnout has been impressive, according to Head Coach Douglas Addy, who affirmed their readiness to make a strong impact in the coming season. “Season after…

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Adotey not looking beyond Gambia

Ahead of their second leg of the 2018 Women’s World Cup qualifier against Gambia at the Cape Coast Stadium, Coach Evans Adotey of the Black Maidens says they are going into the game with the sole aim of winning. The Maidens won the first leg 5-1 a fortnight ago and are keen to repeat the dose. “The focus is on qualifying for the U-17 Women’s World Cup. We are not there yet, so we are going into Sunday’s game with the sole aim of recording another good win to qualify for the…

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Police Ladies up for Women’s League

Head Coach of Police Ladies, ASP Darkey has revealed that their target for next season will be to win the 2018 National Women’s League trophy. “Last season, we didn’t start well as most of our players were recruited into the Police force. They had to go for training, an action that affected us greatly but once they arrived, we all saw the improvement in the team”, Coach ASP Darkey said in a chat with FootballMadeInGhana.com. Police Ladies, one of the household names in the National Women’s League, won the maiden…

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Ghana striker Jane Ayiayam set to become Police Officer

Ghana striker Jane Ayiayam is nearing the completion of her course to become an officer in the Ghana Police Service. Ayiayam, has been undergoing training for the past six months at the Kpalogo Police Training School. She will become one of many other female national team players to have a profession in Ghana’s security services. Ayiayam made her name when she burst onto the scene for the Black Maidens at the World Cup in 2012. She was also part of the Black Princesses team at the U20 World Cup in…

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National Women’s League: Match officials named for day six

Week six of the National Women League kicks off this weekend and match officials for all eight games have been named. Below are the Match officials for Match day Six (6): NORTHERN SECTOR Match: Real Upper vs Prisons Ladies (Sat) Venue: Wa SHS park Referee: Juliet Appiah Asst 1: Alice Chakule Asst 2: Abigail Abanga 4th Ref: Charity Abugum Match Commissioner: Alice Ayine Match: Lepo Ladies vs Fabulous Ladies (Sat) Venue: BATCO park Referee:Felicia Addo Asst 1: Matilda Ayamba Asst 2: Theresa Ofori 4th Ref: Cynthia Anaafo Match Commissioner: Ahmed…

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