WAFU Women’s Cup: Ghana call up 25 to camp

Photo Credit: Ghana Soccernet

Twenty-five (25) players have been invited to the Black Queens camp as they begin preparations for the upcoming West African Football Union (WAFU) Womens Cup competition slated for Côte D’ Ivoire from February 10-24, 2018.

The maiden edition of the WAFU Tournament has seen the senior female national team drawn in Group A alongside hosts Cote divoire, Niger and Burkina Faso, with African champions Nigeria in Group B alongside Togo, Benin and Senegal in the sub regional tournament.

The invited players are expected to report to the Ghanaman Soccer Centre of Excellence (GSCE) on Monday, January 15 at 3pm (14:00 GMT).

The invited players:

Patricia Mantey, Nana Ama Asantewaa, Victoria Antwi- Agyei, Fafali Dumehisi, Cynthia Adobea, Nancy Coleman, Ellen Coleman, Janet Egyir, Rita Okyere and Cynthia Adjei.

Juliet Acheampong, Priscilla Okyere, Leticia Zikpi, Grace Asare, Portia Boakye, Theresa Akon- Cobbinah, Elizabeth Addo, Jane Ayieyam, Ernestina Tetteh, Priscilla Saahene, Faustina Ampah, Ruth Appiah, Alberta Asante, Margaret Owusu – Police Ladies,

Mavis Owusu also joins the aforementioned to have been invited to the eight-nation tournament that would also form part of Ghana’s preparations for the 2018 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations to be hosted in Ghana later from November 2018.

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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