“Ghana is ready to host 2018 Women’s AFCON”- Hon. Freda Prempeh

Friday 19th January , 2018 5:55 am

Chairperson of the LOC for Africa Women’s Cup of Nation, Hon. Freda Akosua Prempeh, has underlined the nation’s readiness to host the 2018 CAF Total Women Africa Cup of Nations.

According to the Member of Parliament for Tano North Constituency, preparations towards hosting Africa’s biggest women tournament were over 60% complete and Ghana would be fully ready in November for the tournament.

“I can boldly say that we are ready to host this year’s Africa Women Cup of Nations Tournament in Ghana looking at the advanced preparations by the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) towards the launch of the tournament in February.”

‘The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has already been in Ghana for the first inspection of our stadia, and the feedback was positive,” Hon. Mrs. Freda Akosua Prempeh said this when speaking in an interview on sports diary on Oman FM in Accra.

Hon. Mrs. Freda Akosua Prempeh, in her capacity as the LOC Chairperson of the CAF Total Africa Women Cup of Nations called on corporate organizations to support women football in Ghana.

“The biggest challenge for women’s football in Ghana is sponsorship. If our girls are well resourced and supported like our men, they will win trophies for the country,” she noted.

The 2018 CAF Total Africa Women Cup of Nations is scheduled to take place from November 17 to December 1, 2018.

So far, Accra and Cape Coast Sports stadia have been noted as the main stadia to host the tournament after CAF’s first inspection.

The Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi and the Essipong Stadium in Sekondi have been selected as alternatives.




Source: Ghanasoccernet