Black Queens off to Ivory Coast to defend Women’s WAFU Zone B title


The Black Queens have left the shores of the country for Cote d’Ivoire as they look to defend their West African Football Union (WAFU) Zone B title.

The 20 players and their technical handlers, led by Coach Mercy Tagoe Quarcoo, will participate in the eight-nation tournament which has Nigeria’s Super Falcons as contenders.

The Queens, defending champions, are drawn in Group A alongside hosts Cote d’Ivoire, Senegal and Togo.

Nigeria, Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger are drawn in Group B.

The second edition of the West Africa Football Union (WAFU) Zone B tournament start from Wednesday, May 8 to Saturday, May 18.

Ghana’s final squad


Fafali Dumehasi – Police Ladies

Azume Adams – Prisons Ladies

Barikisu Isshaku – Northern Ladies


Janet Agyir – Hasaacas Ladies

Gladys Amfobea – LadyStrikers FC

Justice Tweneboa- Ampem Darkoa

Ellen Coleman – Ladystrikers FC

Anatasia Akyaa – Sea Lions FC

Blessing Agbomadzi – Sea Lions Ladies

Rita Okyere – Prisons Ladies


Grace Asantewaa- Ampem Darkoaa Ladies

Diana Weige – Halifax Ladies

Juliet Acheampong – Prisons Ladies

Grace Animah – Police Ladies

Evelyn Badu – Hasaacas Ladies

Linda Addai – Soccer Intellectuals


Mavis Owusu – Ampem Darkoaa

Alice Kusi – Fabulous Ladies

Mukarama Abdulai -Northern Ladies

Jane Ayieyam – Police Ladies

Technical staff

Mercy Tagoe Quarcoo – Head coach

Nana Joe Adarkwah – Assistant coach

Kate Boachie Agyeman – Team Doctor

Margaret Foli – Physiotherapist

Rosemary Asiedua –Team Nurse

Anita Wiredu – Welfare manager

Patience Quarshie – Kits manager.

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