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Sports News of Thursday, 20 May 2021


GFA appoints Adjoa Bayor as national teams’ coordinator

Adjoa Bayor Ex-Ghana women's captain Adjoa Bayor Ex-Ghana women's captain

The Ghana Football Association has appointed former International Adjoa Bayor as coordinator for the four female national teams.

The 41 year old who played at the 1999 FIFA Women’s World Cup in the USA is expected to bring her experience to bear in her new role.

Bayor, a former player of Ghatel Ladies played abroad for six years before returning home to continue her career with Premier League side Immigration Ladies.

She joins former Black Stars captain Stephen Appiah and Michael Tawiah Attoh who have been working as coordinators for the national teams.

Ajoa Bayor will work in the national team department headed by Deputy General Secretary Alex Asante. Their mandate is to facilitate training programmes, preparation for matches and competitions and other activities of the national teams.

The former Black Queens captain was adjudged African Women footballer of the year in 2003.