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FIFA Women’s Rankings: Ghana 52nd, Nigeria drop 9 places

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Ghana’s Black Queens have been ranked 52nd in the latest global ranking released by FIFA on Friday for the month of September. Ghana recently won the gold medal in the All Africa Games after beating Cameroon 1-0 in the final but that feat did not elevate the nation’s place on the global log despite an increase in points from 1456 ...

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Black Queens arrive in Ghana from All Africa Games

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Ghana’s Black Queens have landed in Accra after winning the gold medal in the women’s football tournament in the All Africa Games that took place in Congo Brazzaville. The Queens beat Cameroon  1-0 in Thursday’s final to claim the top prize and exact revenge over the Cameroonians who denied Ghana a place in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. The male ...

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Black Queens win gold at 2015 All African Games

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A Portia Boakye volley gave Ghana’s Black Queens a 1-0 victory to claim the gold medal in the women’s football tournament at the All Africa Games. Boakye scored in the 88th minute following a scramble from a missed penalty by Agnes Aduaku. The Queens were kept on the back foot by the Cameroonians for a large part of the match ...

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Black Queens through to AAG Finals after beating Cote D’Ivoire

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Ghana’s Black Queens have qualified to the finals of the 2015 All-Africa Games after defeating Cote d’ Ivoire 1-0. United States-based attacker Samira Suleiman put the Queens ahead in the 15th minute. The solitary strike proved enough to hand Yusif Basigi’s side a vital win over their West African counterparts at the Kintele Stadium. Ghana now awaits the winner of ...

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AAG: Ghana wins draw, faces Cote d’Ivoire in semis

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Ghana’s Black Queens were picked from the drawing of lots held at the ongoing All Africa Games and they will face Cote d’Ivoire in the semi-finals of the women’s football tournament on Wednesday. The decision was taken at the ad hoc meeting of the Organising Committee of the competition on Monday morning. The Black Queens were with South Africa in ...

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Black Queens bonuses unpaid as All African Games looms

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Executive Committee member of the Ghana Football Association Leanier Addy has revealed that Ghana’s female senior national team along with the Black Princess are owed bonuses since February this year. She revealed that the situation could lead to poor performances in the upcoming All African games if remuneration for the work done by the girls since the start of the ...

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Mercy Myles: Lack of concentration ended our Olympic dream

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Black Queens Captain Mercy Myles has identified the team’s inability to concentrate in crucial moments as the major deciding factor after their exit in the second leg of the Rio 2016 Olympic qualifier to the Indomitable Lioness of Cameroon. The away goal rule came back to haunt Ghana after failure on the part of the Queens to build on their ...

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Black Queens eliminated from Olympic games qualifiers

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Ghana’s Black Queens crushed out of the ongoing Olympics games qualifiers after being held 2-2 by the Lioness of Cameroon at their own back yard. Ghana begun on a bright note after making early attempts at goal, striker Agnes Aduako was unlucky to fetch Ghana the opener in the 8th minute as she had her effort miss the post by inches ...

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Queens hold Cameroon in Yaounde

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Ghana women’s national team the Black Queens put up an outstanding display to gain a huge advantage by holding Cameroon to a 1-1 in the first-leg of their 2016 Olympic Games qualifier in Yaounde on Saturday. In fact it was the Ghanaians who dictated the pace of the game and came as no surprise when Mercy Myles gave the Black ...

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