Black Queens suffer 1-0 defeat to Ivory Coast in WAFU Women’s Cup opener


A second-half strike by the Ivorians was enough to gift them all three points in the highly competitive match played at the Champroux Stadium at Marcoury province on Wednesday, February 14.

The senior women’s national team must win their remaining group games against Burkina Faso and Niger to progress to next stage of the competition.

Black Queen’s’ starting line up ( Jersey no)

21 Patricia Mantey

6 Ellen Coleman

2 Galdys Amfobea

4 Janet Egyir

15 Faustina Ampah

8 Juliet Acheampong

12 Mavis Owusu

5 Grace Asantewaa

3 Jane Ayueyam

14 Priscilla Okyere

17 Portia Boakye (Captain)

Subs 16 Nana Ama Asantewaa 9 Philicity Asuako 18 Rita Okyere 11 Alice Kusi 7 Grace Asare 19 Ruth Appiah 20 Priscilla Saahene


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