Ghana’s Black Queens eleven against Ivory Coast

Stand-in coach Mercy Tagoe Quaicoo has named the starting eleven for Black Queens game against Ivory Coast.

Winger Portia Boakye who was named as the stand-in captain at the absence of Elizabeth Addo will start on the flanks alongside Jane Ayieyam and Priscilla Okyere.

The opening game of the WAFU Women’s Cup of Nations will also see Faustina Ampah of FC Minsk in Belarus pair veteran Janet Egyir at the heart of the defense.

Ellen Coleman and Gladys Amfobea will man the left and right positions respectively whiles Mavis Owusu, Grace Asantewaa and Juliet Acheampong will complete the midfield for the team.

Below is the full line up.




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 Ayieyam
14 Priscilla Okyere
17 Portia Boakye (Captain)

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

Coach: Mercy Tagoe Quarcoo

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