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Japan thrash Black Queens 7-1 in friendly

Japan completed its preparation for the Women’s Asian Cup in emphatic style Sunday with a 7-1 victory over the Black Queens of Ghana in an international friendly. With an eye on her lineups for the April 6-20 tournament in Jordan, coach Asako Takakura made multiple changes throughout the match against the Black Queens, including bringing veteran forward Nahomi Kawasumi off ...

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Black Queens to be rewarded with $32,000 after 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 the victory. Speaking at the ‘Meet the Press’ session in Accra on Tuesday; Sports ...

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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 for the 2015 All Africa Games champions to prevent the Ivorians from completing a ‘host-and-win’. Having already met in the opening Group ...

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WAFU Women’s Football Tournament is great for the Queens [Article]

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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Black Queens smashed 8-0 by France in friendly [Video]

Ghana’s national women’s team, the Black Queens, suffered a huge thumping at the hands of the French women’s team, Les Bleues, on Monday, in an international friendly played at the Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims. The match was to help the two teams prepare for various assignments: the Women’s AFCON in Ghana in 2018, and the FIFA Women’s World Cup in ...

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Black Queens chairperson wants bonus issues resolved

Chairperson of the Black Queens management committee, Leneah Addy, has revealed that the Ministry of Youth and Sports still owes the female national teams outstanding bonuses. The bonuses which are an accumulation of a number of tournament qualifiers also include monies owed the Black Queens for their participation in last year’s African Women’s Championship in Cameroon. According to Madam Addy, ...

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Black Queens protest unpaid bonuses

Ghana’s Black Queens are currently at the Ministry of Youth and Sports to meet the Sports Minister, Nii Lante Vanderpuye, over unpaid bonuses after the 2016 African Women’s Cup of Nations. Ghana finished third in the tournament but the players are yet to be given bonuses from the tournament and from previous assignments. The team met with GFA boss Kwesi ...

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Ghana, Nigeria reach women’s Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals

Nigeria thrashed Kenya 4-0 to reach the semi-finals of the women’s Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon from Group B along with Ghana who beat Mali 3-1 to book their place. At the start of the final group matches on Saturday, Nigeria, Ghana and Mali were all vying for the two semi-final places. Nigeria started quickly against Kenya in Limbe ...

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Sister Sister, Thursday, 5th June, 2014

Sister Sister with Jessica Opare Safo

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