GHANA: National women league commence in April

Ghana’s Defending National Women’s League (NWL) champions, Ampem Darkoa Ladies, will commence their title defence with a crunch away fixture to Ashtown Ladies, while former champions Hasaacas Ladies, also have an opening day date with Samaria Ladies.

The schedule for the NWL, which kicks off on April 29-30 was released last Friday by the Women’s League Board (WLB) and has some interesting fixtures on the opening day as clubs begin their quest to wrestle the title from the holders in a season that significantly celebrates Season Five of the NWL.

On the opening day fixtures, Prisons Ladies will host Fabulous Ladies, Lepo Ladies will also play debutante’s, Kumasi Academy Ladies; while Real Upper Ladies also face Northern Ladies at home all in the northern zone.

The southern zone will see Police Ladies hosting LadyStrikers, Soccer Intellectuals playing at home, to Immigration, with Elmina-based Sea Lions hosting newcomers, Holy Royals.

The launch of the NWL will be held on April 19 but the season will be preceded by the Super Cup between Sanford Women’s FA Cup winners, Police Ladies, and league champions, Ampem Darkoa, in Kumasi on April 22.

Nana Akua
Nana Akua is Ladies March Ghanaian Correspondent. She's the second child of a Christian family of nine and got hooked on football at the age of 10. Interestingly, she played football in her junior high school team at age of 12. '' I stopped playing due to some myth my dad told me''. Hahaha She's a football reporter for Heritage and a Sports producer for a Ghana-based TV station. Nana is still studying at the Ghana Institute of Journalism. and is an avid Blogger. Arsenal fanatic, Accra Hearts of Oak stalker and Prison Ladies supporter, Nana loves sports to a fault basically because, ''I earn a living through writing and talking!! Radio, TV and newspaper'' Great!

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