Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?


Mercy Tagoe Confident of Leading Black Queens To WAFU Cup Glory

Interim Black Queens coach Marcy Quarcoo Tagoe is optimistic of leading the team to clinch the maiden WAFU Zone B Women’s Nations Cup.

The Queens edged out Nigeria 5-4 on penalties to reach the final of the inaugural WAFU Zone B Women’s Nations Cup.

They were tied 1-1 after regulations with all goals scored in the first half.

Alice Ogebe opened the scoring as early as the 8th minute but ten minutes later Queens drew level through Faustina Ampah.

During the shootouts, goalkeeper Patricia Mantey saved two spot-kicks and Alice Kusi scored the winning goal.

The team will square off against hosts Ivory Coast in the final, having lost to the same opposition 1-0 in the opening fixture of the competition.

However, Tagoe believes her charges have what it takes to re-write the script in their favour on Sunday.

Cote D’Ivoire beat Ghana 1-0 in the opening game of the WAFU Championship and the Black Queens will look to avenge that in the final.

“Believe you me, we have studied Ivory Coast. We know how physical they are and how well they run.

“Samba football is from Ghana and we are not going sit down the second time for them to beat us.”

Ghana will host the CAF African Women’s Cup of Nations in November 2018.

This article has 0 comment(s), give your comment

Join to receive daily email alerts of breaking news in Ghana. is your source for all Ghana News. Get the latest Ghana news, breaking news, sports, politics, entertainment and more about Ghana, Africa and beyond.

You May Also Like

Top Stories

The Paramount Chief of the Effutu Traditional Area, Neenyi Ghartey VII, has assured the public that the impending 2017 Aboakyir Festival would be peaceful....

International hit record high in 2016. Site and apps viewed 15 billion times, with almost 100m unique browsers each month. Three senior appointments, expansion...


The Accra Report started Recipe Tuesdays to showcase the culinary delights of the African continent. There has been a significant time lapse between our...


One of our goals at The Accra Report is to expose to the world the eclectic beauty of Ghana and the African continent. In...

Copyright © 2020