The coach of the senior national women’s football team, Yusuf Basigi, has named a squad of 25 players to begin preparations for the 2014 African Women’s Championship.
The squad will be based at the Ghanaman Soccer Centre of Excellence, Prampram from Tuesday, 29th July 2014, before flying to Namibia for the tournament.
The Black Queens, were paired with three- time runners-up, South Africa, Cameroon and Algeria in Group B in the draw, which took place in Windhoek, Namibia on Saturday.
Group A consists of six-time winners, Nigeria, debutants Zambia, the Ivory Coast and the hosts Namibia.
The tournament is scheduled for 11-25 October 2014 and will also serve as the qualifiers for the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada.
Black Queens Squad:
Nana Ama Asantewaa, Fafali Dumehasi, Mary Berko, Faiza Ibrahim, Mary Baidoo (Police) Diana Ankomah, Patricia Mantey, Rosemary Ampem, Leticia Zikpi (Immigration) Agnes Quaye, Portia Boakye (Fabulous Ladies) Janet Egyir, Agnes Aduako, Samira Suleman, Linda Eshun, Elizabeth Cudjoe (Hasaacas Ladies) Juliet Acheampong (Ashtown Ladies) Cynthia Adobea, Mercy Myles, Grace Asare (Reformers Ladies) Hillia kobblah (Ghana Air Force) Margaret Otoo (Lady Strikers) Nancy Coleman, Mary Essiful (Intellectuals) Elizabeth Addo (Nigeria-based)
By: Edwin Kwakofi/citifmonline.com/Ghana