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Sports News of Monday, 18 October 2021

Source: GNA

AWCON 2022 Qualifier: Mercy Tagoe names 22-member squad to face Nigeria

Head Coach of the Black Queens, Mercy Tagoe Head Coach of the Black Queens, Mercy Tagoe

Mercy Quarcoo-Tagoe, the Head Coach of the Black Queens has named a final 22 players to face Nigeria in the first leg of the 2022 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON) qualifiers.

The list includes four foreign-based players with Israel based defender Blessing Shine Agbomadzi making a return to the squad.

Portia Boakye and Spain-based duo Princella Adubea and Grace Asantewaa complete the list of foreign-based players invited for the doubleheader.

Ghana would battle the Super Falcons of Nigeria in two legs on Wednesday, October 20 and Sunday October 24.

Coach Quarcoo-Tagoe and her charges would play guest to Nigeria before hosting their arch-rivals four days later for the return encounter where the winner of the two matches progresses to the final round of qualifiers for Africa’s flagship female competition in Morocco.

Herein the full squad:

Goalkeepers

Fafali Dumehasi - Police Ladies

Victoria Antwi-Adjei - Kumasi Sports Academy

Mary Neequaye- Immigrations Ladies


Defenders

Gladys Amfobea - Ladystrikers

Ellen Coleman - Ladystrikers

Nina Norshie - Berry Ladies

Janet Egyir - Hasaacas Ladies

Blessing Agomadzi - Hapoel Be’er sheva

Justice Tweneboa - Ampem Darkoa Ladies

Philicity Asuako- Police Ladies


Midfielders

Naomi Anima - Kumasi Sports Academy

Monica Addai - Berry Ladies

Grace Animah - Police Ladies

Grace Acheampong - Ampem Darkoa Ladies

Grace Adams - Berry Ladies

Grace Asantewaa - Real Betis Feminas

Portia Boakye - Dujarden IF


Attackers

Sophia Agyarkwa - Soccer Intellectuals

Vivian Adjei Konadu - Thunder Queens

Elizabeth Owusu - Ampem Darkoa Ladies

Sonia Opoku - Ampem Darkoa Ladies

Princella Adubea - Racing Feminas