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Queens off to Japan on Tuesday

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Ghana’s Black Queens will leave for Tokyo on Tuesday for their international friendly against their Japanese counterparts on April 1. Coach Mercy Tagoe Quarcoo largely has kept faith with the team that won the WAFU tournament in Abidjan last month, with just two changes in the 18-player squad as she continues with the team building exercise towards this year’s Africa ...

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Ghana 2018: Women’s AFCON launched in Accra

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The 2018 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations has been launched in a short ceremony in Accra. The competition, to be hosted by Ghana in November this year, will see 7 other African countries join host Ghana to compete for the most prestigious trophy in African women’s football. The event was attended by members of the Local Organising Committee, Minister for ...

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Ghana 2018: Women’s AFCON to be launched on Friday

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The 2018 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations, which will be hosted in Ghana later this year, will officially be launched on Friday March 23, 2018, the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) has announced. The launch will be held at the Swiss Spirit Alisa hotel in Accra and is expected to be attended by some key CAF Officials, as well as members ...

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Black Queens to be rewarded with $32,000 for WAFU triumph

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The government has announced a reward package of $32,000 for the players of Ghana’s female national team, the Black Queens, for winning the WAFU Zone B tournament held in Cote d’Ivoire last month. Mercy Tagoe-Quarcoo’s team defeated host Cote d’Ivoire 1-0 in the final to secure victory. Speaking at the ‘Meet the Press’ session in Accra on Tuesday; Sports Minister ...

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Ghana’s Black Queens win WAFU tournament

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Ghana’s Black Queens have been crowned the champions of the maiden edition WAFU Zone B women’s tournament after beating hosts, Cote d’Ivoire 1-0 in the final game on Saturday. A second minute strike from Janet Egyir was all it took the 2015 All Africa Games champions to deny the Ivorians a host and win dream. Having already met in the ...

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WAFU Zone B Women’s Tourney: Ghana beats Nigeria to reach final

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Ghana’s Black Queens beat Nigeria’s Super Falcons 5-4 on penalties yesterday in the semi-finals of the ongoing WAFU Zone B Women’s Tournament in Cote d’Ivoire. Nigeria took the lead in the 8th minute through Alice Ogebe but Faustina Ampah responded for Ghana in the 18th minute to send the match into the shootout after regulation time. In the shootout, Portia ...

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Black Queens reach semis of WAFU Zone B Tournament

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Ghana’s Black Queens are through to the semi-finals of the WAFU Zone B women’s tournament after beating Burkina Faso 4-1 in their final Group A game on Sunday. Goals from captain Portia Boakye (21st, 70th), Grace Asantewaa (39th) and Priscilla Okyere (55th), handed the Queens the victory they needed to join Cote d’Ivoire from Group A to the semi-finals of ...

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