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Black Queens to play Tunisia in second round AWC qualifier

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Ghana’s Black Queens will play Tunisia in the second round of qualifiers for a ticket to the 10th edition of the African Women’s Championship in Cameroon later this year. The Black Queens will travel for the first leg before hosting their Tunisian opponents in the return leg in a fortnight. Ghana, Equatorial Guinea, South Africa, Cote D’ Ivoire and Nigeria ...

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Twenty-four players invited to Black Queens camp on Sunday

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Twenty-four (24) players have been invited to the senior women’s national team’s camp as they prepare for the 2016 Africa Women’s Championship qualifying matches. The selected players are expected to report at the Ghanaman Soccer Centre of Excellence in Prampram on Sunday February 14,2016 at 4:00pm. Below are the Players who have been invited to the Black Queens camp: 1. ...

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E.K. Afranie: 2015 was a good year for football

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Former national team coach E.K. Afranie has described the 2015 football year as ”successful” for the nation with the Black Queens winning gold at the All Africa Games in Congo Brazzaville. The Black Stars finished second in the 2015 AFCON after losing to Cote d’Ivoire in the finals while the Black Princesses qualified to the 2016 FIFA Women’s U-20 World ...

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QUAO: We are lying to ourselves about sports

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Citi Sports editor Nathan Quao  has been examining events in the nation’s sporting space and concludes that Ghana has no special place for sports. We are gripped by emotions when our footballers, boxers, tennis players and athletes head into competitions and we want them to succeed. When they excel, we cheer them on and we show them love. We love ...

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Black Queens shortlisted for CAF Women’s National Team of the Year

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The Black Queens are in contention for the 2015 CAF Women National Team of the Year. Ghana’s women national team face competition from Cameroon who played at the FIFA Women’s World Cup where they reached the round of 16. Despite missing out on the 2016 Olympics, the Black Queens won gold at the 2015 All Africa Games in Congo Brazzaville ...

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AMOO: It’s now or never for Black Queens

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Metro Television Sports Reporter Akosua Amoo believes the Black Queens’ meeting with the President on Sunday is the make or break moment for the team and women’s football in Ghana.   The time is now or never!!!! On Sunday His Excellency John Dramani Mahama will have the sole honour of changing women’s football for the better or further lunge into ...

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CONFIRMED: President Mahama to meet Black Queens team on Sunday

Black Queens after beating Cameroon in the All Africa Games

Ghana’s female national team, the Black Queens will finally get an opportunity to meet the president of the Republic, John Dramani Mahama, on Sunday the 25th of October. The Queens exceeded expectations and won gold at the just ended All Africa games held in Congo Brazzaville. Issues of winning bonuses marred a rather historic moment as the triumph was the ...

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Saanie Daara: Queens bonus saga vindicates GFA’s good work

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Communications Director of the Ghana Football Association, Ibrahim Saane Daara, says the standoff between the Black Queens and the Sports Ministry highlights the good work the GFA has done over the years in relation to player bonuses. He believes that the situation has given the nation the opportunity to see how difficult it is to negotiate with players for the ...

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Prez Mahama orders $5,000 payment to Queens

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President John Dramani Mahama has ordered a $5,000 payment to be made to the Black Queens. The decision follows the stand-off between the team and the Sports Ministry that has emerged after the team came back from the All Africa Games where they won gold in the football tournament. The team is currently lodging at the M-Plaza Hotel. The President ...

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