Women’s Special Competition: Sea Lions face Halifax in quarter-finals

Author: Beatrice Laryea
Grace Banwaa - Halifax Ladies goalkeeper

After three weeks of football action at the various centres nationwide, the Normalisation Committee Women’s Special Competition enters into the quarter-final stage this weekend with some crunchy duels.

The competition gets keener with a fixture between Group A winners Fabulous Ladies and Prisons Ladies at the Wesley School Park in Kumasi on Sunday. Both sides have been phenomenal in their campaign so far making the clash too close to call.

At the Nduom Stadium, Sea Lions will play Halifax Ladies in a game which will be officiated by referee Juliet Appiah.

In other fixtures, Group B leaders Ampem Darkoa meet Kumasi Sports Academy at the Valley View Park with Police Ladies locking horns with Hasaacas Ladies at the Teshie MATS Park.

The competition, which was meant to resuscitate football activities in the country as well as to keep the players active saw the 16 National Women’s League clubs battled it out for slot to the last eight of the competition.

Each club will received GH₵75000 as participation fee. Quarter finalists will get GH₵3000 while semi-finalists will earn GH₵5000. The prize for the overall champions will be announced later.

Below are Match officials for the quarter-final matches to be played on March 30 and 31. 

Venue: Wesley Park

Match: Fabulous Ladies vs Prisons Ladies

Ref.  Joyce Appiah 

Asst l: Mary Tei

Asst ll: Mary Darkwa

4th Ref: Rita Nkansah

MC: Margaret Takyi


Venue: Valley View Uni. Park

Match: Ampem Darkoa vs Kumasi Spt. Aca 

Ref: Theresa Bremansu 

Asst l: Doris. E. Darko

Asst ll: Abigal Abanga 

4th ref: Doris. A. Ntsiful

MC: Mansura Ahmed


Venue: Teshie Mats Park

Match: Police Ladies vs Hasacaas  Ladies 

Ref: Delight Alorbu

Asst 1: Beatrice Thaud

Asst 2: Benedicta Ayedzie

4th Ref: Gloria Mortu 

MC: Agnes Abefe


Venue: Ndoum Stadium 

Match: Sea Lions vs Halifax Ladies 

Ref: Juliet Appiah 

Asst 1: Alice Chakule

Asst 2: Augustina Grand

4th Ref: Cynthia Anafo 

MC: Gifty Essel -Cudjoe