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OPINION: WAFU Women’s Football Tournament is great for the Black Queens

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Freelance sports journalist, Akosua Addai Amoo, believes that the WAFU Zone B Women’s Tournament is perfect for the Black Queens’ ambitions of conquering Africa later this year in the African’s Women’s Cup of Nations.  10 years ago, on the 7th of February Ghana (host nation) bowed out of the African Cup of Nations to Cameroon in the semis. You could ...

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Elizabeth Addo: Black Queens skipper joins Seattle Reign

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Ghana women’s national team skipper Elizabeth Addo has joined USA topflight side Seattle Reign. The 24-year-old joins the two-time Shield winners from Swedish club Kvarnsveden where she has been since 2016. Addo paired up front with Tabitha Chawinga for Kvarnsveden, registering nine goals and eight assists for the club in 2017. Chawinga has since moved to the Chinese league, handing over to ...

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Didi Dramani quits Black Queens job

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Black Queens Coach Mas Ud Didi Dramani has left his post to pursue a new challenge abroad. Dramani relinquished his job as the head trainer for the senior Women’s National team after receiving an offer to work with the Right to Dream Soccer Academy in Denmark. Assistant Coach Mercy Tagoe will temporarily take charge of the side until a substantive ...

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WAFU Women’s Cup of Nations: Black Queens draw hosts in tricky group

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Ghana’s female national football team, the Black Queens, have been drawn against host Cote d’Ivoire in Group A of the WAFU Women’s Cup of Nations. Niger and Burkina Faso are the other teams in the group. In Group B, women’s football powerhouse, Nigeria, have been grouped alongside Senegal, Togo and Benin for the tournament which is scheduled for February 14 ...

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[Video] Black Queens smashed 8-0 by France in friendly

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Ghana’s national women’s team, the Black Queens, suffered a huge thumping at the hands of the French women’s team, Les Bleues, on Monday in an international friendly played at the Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims. The match was to help the two teams prepare for various assignments: the Women’s AFCON in Ghana in 2018 and the FIFA Women’s World Cup in ...

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Black Queens chairperson wants bonus issues solved properly

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Chairperson of the Black Queens management committee, Leneah Addy, has revealed that the Ministry of Youth and Sports still owes the female national teams outstanding bonuses. The bonuses which are an accumulation of a number of tournament qualifiers also include monies owed the  Black Queens for their participation in last year’s African Women’s Championship in Cameroon. According to Madam Addy, ...

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Sports Minister promises to pay Black Queens before Xmas holidays

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The Ministry of Youth and Sports (MOYS) have promised to pay outstanding bonuses owed the senior female national team before the Christmas holidays. The Black Queens yesterday stormed the MOYS offices in Accra to demand their bonuses. Queens midfielder, Samira Suleman in an interview with Takoradi-based SPICE FM disclosed that they have received assurances from the Minister of Youth and ...

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Black Queens protest over unpaid bonuses

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Ghana’s Black Queens are currently at the Ministry of Youth and Sports to meet the Sports Minister, Nii Lante Vanderpuye, over unpaid bonuses after the 2016 African Women’s Cup of Nations. Ghana finished third in the tournament but the players are yet to be given bonuses from the tournament and from previous assignments. The team met with GFA boss Kwesi ...

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Black Queens beat South Africa to finish 3rd in Women’s AFCON

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Ghana’s Black Queens on Friday beat South Africa 1-0 in their third place contest at the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroun. A 48th minute header from defender Linda Eshun gave the Queens the win over a tough Bayana Bayana side. After a goalless first half, both teams resumed tge second half with more urgency but it was the Queens ...

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