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
Ampem Darkoa Ladies beat Police Ladies 2-0 on Saturday at the Baba Yara Stadium to be to lift the women Super Cup. 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.
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 in the Women Super Cup before the beginning of the new season. The Super Cup 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 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 forward for a revenge.Saturday’s game which serves as a curtain raiser
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)