Accra, Sept. 13, GNA - Coach Mercy Quarcoo-Tagoe, the Head Coach of the Black Queens has named her final squad for the maiden Aisha Buhari Invitational tourney which would kick start on Monday, September 13 in Lagos, Nigeria.
Coach Quarcoo-Tagoe pruned her 30 invited players to 23, which is made of four foreign based players and 19 local-based players. The local-based players and the Technical team arrived in Nigeria for the competition on Monday, September 13 and would be joined by the foreign based players later in the day.
The competition forms part of preparations for the 2022 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations qualifiers for Ghana.
The Aisha Buhari Cup is a six nations Invitational Women’s Football Tournament involving Cameroun, Ghana, South Africa, Morocco, Mali and host Nigeria and Ghana is paired in Group A with Nigeria, Morocco and Mali.
Herein the full squad:
Goalkeepers: Victoria Agyei – Kumasi Sports Academy, Fafali Dumehasi - Police Ladies, Mary Neequaye- Immigration Ladies
Defenders: Janet Egyir- Hassacas Ladies, Philicity Asuoko-Police Ladies, Ellen Coleman-Ladrstrikers, Gladys Amfobea- Ladystrikers, Nina Norshie-Berry Ladies, Naomi Anima- Kumasi Sports Academy, Justice Tweneboa- Ampem Darkoa Ladies
Midfielders: Grace Adams- Berry Ladies, Grace Acheampong-Ashtown Ladies, Rashida Ibrahim-Berry Ladies, Wasila Diwura Soale-LSU Soccer, Henrietta Annie- Police Ladies, Grace Asantewa-Real Betis FC, Monica Addai- Berry Ladies
Forwards: Sonia Opoku – Ampem Darkoa Ladies, Princella Adubea-Racing Fermino, Vivian Konadu Adjei-Thunder Queens, Elizabeth Owusua- Sea Lions, Sophia Maabena – Soccer Intellectuals, Portia Boakye- Djurgardens IF.