Black Queens leave Ghana for 2016 Women’s AFCON


The Black Queens are set to leave the shores of Ghana for the Africa Women’s Championship Tournament which commences on Saturday in Cameroon.

The senior women’s team was supposed to leave on Tuesday but due to some improper documentation the trip was postponed to Wednesday.

Ghana have been drawn in Group B alongside Nigeria, Kenya and Mali for the 10th edition of the tournament scheduled for 19 November to 3 December 2016 in the Cameroonian cities of Yaoundé and Limbe.

Ghana’s contingent is made of 21- players and 11 officials.


Goalkeepers: Nana Ama Asantewa , Patricia Matey and Fafali dumehashi

Defenders: Janet Egyir, Rosemary Ampem, Linda Eshun, Cynthia Adobea, Cynthia Adjei and Regina Antwi

Midfielders: Juliet Acheampong, Mary Essiful, Priscilla Saahane, Priscilla Otchere, Safia Abdul Rahman, Alice Kusi, Elizabeth Addo, Grace Asare

Strikers: Samira Suleman, Portia Boakye, Florence Dadson, Faiza Ibrahim

The tournament will be held in Cameroon between 19 November and 3 December 2016.


Source: starrfmonline