Women Football

30 players invited to Black Princesses camp

30 players invited to Black Princesses camp

Women Football
Thirty players have been invited to the Black Princesses camp as they begin preparations for their 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches. The Princesses players who have been invited to camp are expected to report to the Ghanaman Soccer Centre of Excellence, Prampram on Monday 7th August, 2017 at 4pm. The national U-20 female team will commence their World Cup qualifying campaign against  their Algerian counterparts in September this year. The 2018 FIFA U-20 World Cup will be staged in France from 7-26 August, 2018.   Below are the players who have been invited: 1  MARTHA ANNAN SEA LIONS 2 AGYEMANG ESTHER IMMIGRATION 3  TEYE-BAAH ROSE SAMARIA LADIES 4 BARIKISU ISSAHAKU ALL STARS LADIES 5 ANIMA NAOMI KUMASI SPORTS ACADEMY 6
Sanford Women’s FA Cup launched

Sanford Women’s FA Cup launched

Women Football
The second edition of the Sanford Women's FA Cup competition was launched on Wednesday at the Ghana Football Association at a launching ceremony attended by GFA Vice President, George Afriyie. The competition, initiated last year and sponsored by internationally respected health care organization Sanford World Clinic, will involve all 16 National Women's League clubs and clubs representing the various regions. The preliminary round of the competition was played earlier this month to select the teams that will represent the regional league clubs in the round of 32 stage. Last year, Sanford World Clinic signed a four-year agreement worth GH¢1.1million with the Ghana Football Association to sponsor the competition as part of its contribution towards helping the GFA to develop the
Women FA Cup to be launched on Wednesday

Women FA Cup to be launched on Wednesday

Women Football
The second edition of the Sanford Women's FA Cup competition will be officially launched on Wednesday May 17 at the GFA Secretariat in Accra at 11am prompt. The competition, sponsored by an internationally respected health care organization Sanford World Clinic, will involve all 16 National Women's League clubs and clubs representing the various regions. The preliminary round of the competition was played earlier this month to select the teams that will represent the regional league clubs in the round of 32 stage. Sanford World Clinic signed a four-year agreement worth GH¢1.1million with the Ghana Football Association with an interest in helping the GFA develop the talents of young girls across the country through football. Police Ladies won the maiden edition of the compet
Referees for NWL Day 2 announced

Referees for NWL Day 2 announced

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Officials for Match day Two (2) of the National Women's League (NWL) have been announced. In the Southern Zone, the match between Holy Royals vs Hasaacas Ladies at the Karela Park will see Gloria Adjei as center referee and Doris Ekem , Ernestina Amakye, Patricia Gura and Susuana Brown as the other match officials. Referee Comfort Atiadey, Francisca Norgbey, Dorcas Kwakye, Cynthia Anuyere, Vivian Aggor will take charge of the match between Immigration Ladies and Sea Lions on Saturday at the Liberty Park. Below are the rest of the games and Referees scheduled to handle it   Match: Lady Strikers vs Samaria Ladies (Sun) Venue: Cape Coast Referee: Theodora Asabea Asst 1: Dey Atsufi Bridget Asst 2: Avor Edem 4th Ref: Rita Klu Match Commissioner: Gifty C
Ampem Darkoa Ladies win Super Cup

Ampem Darkoa Ladies win Super Cup

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AMPEM Darkoa Ladies beat Police Ladies 2-0 on Saturday at the Baba Yara Stadium to be crowned Super Cup champions. Mavis Owusu and Fio Amdiah scored the goals for the league champions against the FA Cup winners. Ampem Darkoa make history by becoming the first female club to win the Super Cup. The match was played as a curtain-raiser to the Asokwa Deportivo-AshantiGold MTN FA Cup round of 64 match.    
Ampem Darkoa, Police Ladies clash for Super Cup

Ampem Darkoa, Police Ladies clash for Super Cup

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The 2016/2017 National Women’s League (NWL) champions, Ampem Darkoa Ladies and Police Ladies, champions of the maiden Sanford Women’s FA Cup, will clash on Saturday to determine who is who as women’s football prepare for its new season.    The clash scheduled for the Baba Yara Stadium, will not only give the bragging rights to the winners, but it will also add up to the rivalry between the northern zone and southern zone in women’s football. Until last season when Ampem Darkoa from the northern zone won the NWL by beating Hasaacas Ladies, the title had never left the southern zone. Incidentally, Police Ladies also from southern zone again snatched the Sanford FA Cup title when they played Fabulous Ladies in the final. And northern zone are looking forw
National Women’s League set for April 15

National Women’s League set for April 15

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The National Women’s League (NWL) is scheduled to begin on April 15, 2017, according to the Women’s League Board (WLB). The fifth edition of the league will maintain the two-zoned (Northern & Southern) 16-club league. The second season of the Sanford Women’s FA Cup will also be launched on May 17 with the competition set to begin on May 27. Below are the teams to participate in the 2016/17 National Women’s League. Northern Zone - Kumasi Sports Academy, Fabulous Ladies, Ashtown, Ampem Darkoa Ladies, Prison Ladies, Lepo Ladies, Real Upper Ladies and Northern Ladies. Southern Zone - Sea Lions FC, Hasaacas Ladies, Holy Royals, Police Ladies, Immigration Ladies, Soccer intellectuals, Samaria Ladies and Lady strikers. Meanwhile, all Regional Football Associations (RFAs)
‘Queens must start early preparations to win Cup’

‘Queens must start early preparations to win Cup’

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BLACK Queens head coach, Yusif Bassigi, believes early preparations is the only way out for Ghana to host and win the 2018 African Women’s Championship. Ghana defeated South Africa 1-0 to pick bronze at this year’s competition in Cameroon. After a successful organisation by Cameroon, the baton has now been handed to Ghana and Coach Basigi reckons early preparations from the country will help them end their long-wait for an African title. “It has been a successful tournament and one key thing is picked from here is that they started preparing early. “They had a long-term plan and I must say it really paid off. We have to learn from this if we want to host and win. We must start preparations now. The government and everybody involved must get to work so we can also have a suc
Linda Eshun, Elizabeth Addo two other players makes 2016 AWCON best X1

Linda Eshun, Elizabeth Addo two other players makes 2016 AWCON best X1

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Two Black Queens players Linda Eshun and Elizabeth Addo  have been named in the just ended African Women’s Cup of Nations team of the tournament with Portia Boakye and Janet Egyir named as substitutes. Top scorer of the competition Asisat Oshoala, Desire Oparanoize and Osinachi Ohale of Nigwria are included in the tournament’s best 11 by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) according to a report on their website on Sunday. Cameroonian goalkeeper Annette Ngo Ndom who conceded just a goal in the tournament was named in goal, while compatriot Meffoumetou Tcheno, Ohale, Janine Vam Wyk from South Africa and Ghana’s Linda Eshun complete the defence line. In midfield, Jermaine Seoposenwe, Raisa Feudjio, Elizabeth Addo and Gabrielle Aboudi are included while Oparanoize and Osho
Nigeria beat Cameroon to win eighth African Women Championship

Nigeria beat Cameroon to win eighth African Women Championship

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The Nigerian female national team the Super Falcons have been crowned champions of this year's African Women Championship in Cameroon. Nigeria won the 2016 women's Africa Cup of Nations for an eighth time after a 1-0 win over hosts Cameroon in front of a capacity 40,000 crowd in Yaounde. A late goal from Desire Oparanozie was enough for Nigeria to retain the trophy they won in Namibia two years ago. The Super Falcons have dominated this competition, winning all but two of the ten editions played so far. In a repeat of the 2014 final, Cameroon finished as runners-up again despite enjoying massive home support. In front of Cameroon president Paul Biya, the hosts had the best of the first half, with a number of chances for Aboudi Onguene, but the Indomitable Lionesses faile