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30.08.2021 Women Football

Aisha Buhari Invitational tournament: Black Queens boycott training over unpaid allowances - Reports

By Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
Aisha Buhari Invitational tournament: Black Queens boycott training over unpaid allowances - Reports
LISTEN AUG 30, 2021

The senior national female team of Ghana, the Black Queens, have reportedly boycotted training due to unpaid allowances.

This emerges after the head coach of the side, Mercy Tagoe-Quarcoo invited 30 players to begin camping at the GFA Technical Centre (GSCE) in Prampram for the upcoming Aisha Buhari Invitational Women’s Football Tournament.

The players were expected to converge at the centre on Sunday, August 29, 2021.

However, according to a report file by Ghana Sports Online, the players did not show up in protest of the FA’s failure to settle the allowances for their last assignment in July.

A source close to the team is quoted as saying: “The last time they reported to camp they had to pay for their T&T themselves.

“They were told they will be paid via MoMo but nobody has received a penny from the GFA. They have also enquired about their allowances for this tournament in Nigeria and we have been told there is no money. So they have resolved not to honour the invitation.”

Meanwhile, the Aisha Buhari Invitational Women’s Football Tournament is scheduled for 13th – 21st September 2021 in Lagos, Nigeria.

Below is the 30-man provisional squad invited for the tournament:

  • Fafali Dumehasi- Police Ladies
  • Kerrie McCarthy- Kumasi Sports Academy
  • Mary Neequaye- Immigration Ladies
  • Abigail Tawiah Mensah - Berry Ladies
  • Victoria Antwi-Agyei - Kumasi Sports Academy
  • Gladys Amfobea - Ladystrikers
  • Beatrice Sesu - Police Ladies
  • Jaqueline Asamoah - Kumasi Sport Academy
  • Ellen Coleman - Ladystrikers
  • Janet Egyir - Hasaacas Ladies
  • Linda Eshun -Hasaacas Ladies
  • Janet Adu Agyemang - Fabulous Ladies
  • Philicity Asuako - Police Ladies
  • Nina Norshie - Berry Ladies
  • Justice Tweneboa - Ampem Darkoa Ladies
  • Mary Essiful - Soccer Intellectuals
  • Grace Adams - Berry Ladies
  • Henrietta Annie - Police Ladies
  • Monica Addai - Berry Ladies
  • Rashida Ibrahim - Berry Ladies
  • Elizabeth Owusua - Sea Lions
  • Milot Pokua - Hasaacas Ladies
  • Sophia Agyarkwa - Soccer Intellectuals
  • Vivian Adjei Konadu - Thunder Queens
  • Sonia Opoku - Ampem Darkoa Ladies
  • Veronica Appiah - Hasaacas Ladies
  • Naomi Animah - Kumasi Sports Academy

Foreign Based

  • Jennifer Cudjoe - Gotham FC
  • Grace Asantewaa - Real Betis Feminas
  • Wasila Diwura Soale - LSU
  • Elizabeth Addo - Djurgåden IF
  • Portia Boakye- Djurgåden IF
  • Eunice Beckman Nketiah - FC Cologne
  • Alice Kusi - ZFK Spartak
  • Priscilla Adubea - Racing Santander

Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah

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