Tag Archives: WAFU

Black Queens to be rewarded with $32,000 after WAFU triumph

Black Queens

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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Final Whistle: Lessons from WAFU 2017, Alvaro Magnificent, Melo decisions

A glimmer of hope A tournament that nobody cared about had once again presented the opportunity for a nation to put in place the necessary structures to ensure that the scenes of joy could be replicated down the years. There was doubt and uncertainty,pessimism and indifference but nothing soothes the thirst of a Ghanaian better than a comfortable victory over ...

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Emmanuel Lomotey eyeing WAFU glory on Sunday

Black Stars B midfielder, Emmanuel Lomotey, is very determined to win the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations with the team in Sunday’s final against Nigeria. The player was the Man Of The Match against Niger in the semi-finals on Thursday as he assisted Stephen Sarfo’s close range finish in the 79th minute to help Ghana win 2-0. After the match, ...

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The Gambia consider quitting WAFU over officiating

The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) is considering its position within the West African Football Union (WAFU). The comments come after refereeing controversies at the last two regional tournaments. The GFF has submitted complaints to the regional body and the Confederation of African Football over a penalty awarded at the ongoing WAFU Cup of Nations. “We’re considering our position in WAFU ...

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2017 WAFU Nations Cup: Ghana to kick off against The Gambia

Ghana’s Black Stars team B will face The Gambia in the first round of the 2017 WAFU tournament which will be played in September in Cape Coast and Sekondi. Ghana’s tie with Gambia is one of 8 first round eliminators in the tournament with the winners progressing to the group stages. The matches have been split into the two zones ...

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