Tag Archives: WAFU Zone B Women’s Championships

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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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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