Black Queens arrive in Lagos for AWCON qualifier with Super Falcons

BY: Rosalind K. Amoah
Players of the Black Queens arriving in Nigeria
Players of the Black Queens arriving in Nigeria

A contingent of Ghana’s Black Queens have arrived in Lagos, Nigeria, for the first leg of the 2022 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations second round first leg qualifier against Nigeria on Wednesday.

 

The delegation was led by Madam Habiba Atta Forson, who doubles as the Chairperson of the Black Queens Management Committee.

Other officials included Kingsley Osei Bonsu, Female National Teams Coordinator, Adjoa Bayor, Hannah Amakye Asare from the Competitions Department, and a representative of the Ministry of Youth and Sports, Joshua Mawunyo Adukpo.

Three foreign-based players, Portia Boakye, Priscilla Adubea and Grace Asantewaa are expected to join the squad in Lagos.

The Black Queens will hold their first training session on Monday afternoon before the mandatory training session at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena in Lagos at 3pm on Tuesday.

The Nigeria versus Ghana qualifier is scheduled for the Mobolaji Johnson Arena in Lagos at 1500 GMT on Wednesday, October 20, 2021.

The Queens’ technical team comprises Mercy Tagoe-Quarcoo (Head Coach), Nana Andy Sinason
and Charles Anokye Frimpong (Assistant Coaches), Raymond Fenny (Goalkeepers’ Coach), Kate Agyemang-Boachie (Team Doctor), Margaret Foli Akpene (Physiotherapist), Asnawu Abubakari  (Nurse), Anita Wired-Mintah (Team Manager), and Patience Quarshie Tetteh and Tijani Mumuni (kit managers).