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Sports News of Friday, 16 February 2018


WAFU: Black Queens thrash Niger 9-0

The senior national female team the Black Queens of Ghana thrashed fellow West African neighbors Niger by 9-0 in their second group game in the ongoing WAFU Women Championship been held in Cote D’Ivoire.

The Queens lost their opening match against host nation Cote D’Ivoire by a lone goal on Wednesday and needed this win to keep their chances of qualifying to the semi finals.

Portia Boakye, Janet Egyir and Jane Ayieyam scored a brace each whilst Grace Asantewaa, Priscilla Okyere and Ruth Appiah scored one each to secure the three points for Ghana.

The Black Queens will face Burkina Faso in their final group game on Sunday February 18, 2018.

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