Coach Mercy Tagoe names squad for Women’s AFCON qualifier against Nigeria

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Head Coach of the Black Queens Mercy Tagoe-Quarcoo has named a squad list of 22 players for the African Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON) qualifiers against the Super Falcons of Nigeria.

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 completes the list of foreign based players invited for the hurdle.

Notable omission from the squad is skipper Elizabeth Addo who is reportedly out of the team due to disciplinary issues.

The Black Queens will first play the Super Falcons of Nigeria at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena on Wednesday, 20th October, before hosting them in Accra on Sunday, 24th October.

The winner over the two legs will join hosts Morocco and 10 other countries for the 12th edition of the Women AFCON to be staged next year.

The 22 players include:


Fafali Dumehasi – Police Ladies

Victoria Antwi-Adjei – Kumasi Sports Academy

Mary Neequaye- Immigrations Ladies


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


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


Sophia Agyarkwa – Soccer Intellectuals

Vivian Adjei Konadu – Thunder Queens

Elizabeth Owusu – Ampem Darkoa Ladies

Sonia Opoku – Ampem Darkoa Ladies

Princella Adubea – Racing Feminas

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