Ghana names team for African Women's qualifiers

Accra- Ghana (PANA) -- The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has released the names of 30 female football players to form the nucleus of the new look "Black Queens", the national female soccer team.
It also announced the appointment of Bashiru Hayford, coach of Power F/C as the new head coach of the national female squad.
Coach Hayford, came into the limelight when he guided Kpando Heart of Lions to win the prestigious Top Four Tournament at the end of last season.
He replaces former Black Stars skipper, John Eshun, who failed to get the Queens to the Women's World Cup when Cameroon stunned Ghana at the semi-final stage of the African tournament in South Africa.
A statement signed by Kofi Nsiah, General Secretary of the GFA requested the players to report to the C.
K.
Gyamfi Sports College at Winneba on Wednesday to begin preparations for the African Women's Championmship.
The invited players are Memunatu Suleman and Lydia Ankrah (Ghana Post F/C.
) Aminati Ibrahim, Adjoa Bayor, Memunatu darko, Gladys Enti and Gloria Foriwaa (Accra Ghatel Ladies F/C) Akua Anokyewaa (Kumasi Ghatel Ladies F/C) Ama Saabi and Yaa Avoe (Fabulous Ladies F/C) Others are Ramatu Tahiru (Ashiaman Ladies) Bernice Asante and Gladys Quarshie (Koforidua Ladies) Leticia Zikpi, Patience Kpoi, Dina Annan and Joyce Ohenewaa (La Ladies) The rest are Anita Amenuka, Olivia Amoako and Hambia Abass (Accra Ghatel Ladies) Gloria Aikins (Oforikrom) Naomi Asante and Florence Twumwaa (Sunyani Ladies) Rebecca Asha Amaning (La ladies) Rebecca Amanto (Ashtown Ladies) Anita Mintah (Accra Ghatel) Francisca Esmond (Koforidua Ghatel) and Henritta Anni (Ashiaman Ladies)

12 september 2005 18:03:00




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