By Peterking Quaye, in Ivory Coast – Liberia’s Lone Star female national team arrived in the Ivorian Capital of Abidjan to participate in the maiden edition of the Female WAFU Tournament 2012. The championship, which has seen several deferrals in the past but it is geared towards the development of women’s football in the zone.
The tournament scheduled for 28 September to 7 October in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire will now have five participants battling for honours. The West Africa Football Union (WAFU) Zone ‘B’ Women’s Championships scheduled is for 29 September to 7 October in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.
The morale in camp ahead of the tournament is very high, as they Coach Kelvin Sebgwe girls are determined to make the nation proud.
In a related development, Benin has withdrawn from the West African Zonal Union (WAFU) Zone “B” Tournament forcing organizers to alter the fixtures.
Information gathered by Liberiaentertainment.com/sports in Ivory Coast from the secretariat of the Zonal Union indicates that the Beninois confirmed their withdrawal on Tuesday in a letter to the organisers.
This leaves Group B with Ghana and Senegal as the teams and will face each other twice on September 29 and October 1 both at the Stade Robert Champroux in Abidjan.
Hosts Cote d’Ivoire are housed in Group A alongside Liberia and Mali.
Below is Liberia full squad for the tournament ,the team is made up of top player from 5 leading teams in the female clubs of the Liberia Football Association Female League ,they are Earth Angel, Tito Fc, Blanco FC, PRO Anchors and Senior PRO .
Goalkeepers – Mammie Kamara ( Earth Angel) , Patricia Klon (Tito FC )
Defenders – Famatta Dean ( Blanco FC ) ,Vivian Sando (Tito FC ) ,Lucia Gayflor ( Senior PRO), Jestina Wilson( Earth Angel ) ,Crystal Mulbah (Earth Angel)
Midfielders & Forward – Christina Myers ( PRO Anchors ) ,Amelia Washington (Senior PRO ),Patient Whyee (Tito FC ) ,Mercy Jarvin (Earth Angel) ,Miatta Zinnah (Earth Angel) ,Bernice Willie(Senior PRO ) ,Jacquilline Nimley (Blanco FC ) ,Kebeh G. Larmine ( Earth Angel) ,Kanties Sayee(Earth Angel) ,Angeline Kieh (Earth Angel) ,Jestina Jipply (Tito FC ) .
Accra, Sep. 20, GNA- The technical handlers of the Black Queens have invited 20 players to camp for
According to the Ghana Football Association (GFA), the invited players are to report at the Ghanaman Soccer Centre of Excellence in Prampram.
The team will train under the technical direction of head coach, James Kuuku Dadzie.
The Queens, which failed to qualify for 2012 African Women’s Championship scheduled for Equatorial Guinea later in the year, will be hoping to make amends at the zonal championship.
Ghana are housed in Group B alongside Benin and Senegal whilst hosts Cote d’Ivoire, Liberia and Mali make up Group A.
Goalkeepers – Patricia Mantey (Immigration), Nana Ama Asantewaa (Police), Mageret Otoo (Ghatel Cape Coast)
Defenders – Cynthi Adobea (Reformers), Rosemary Ampem (Immigration), Hillia Kobblah (Faith Ladies), Linda Addae (Intellectuals), Beatrice Sesu (Intellectuals)
Midfielders – Florence Okoe (Police), Mercy Myles (Reformers), Juliet Acheampong (Ashtown), Liticia Zikpi (Immigration), Elizabeth Addo (Athleta Ladies), Safia Abdul Rahaman (Lepo), Grace Asare (Reformers)
Forwards – Agnes Aduako (Fabulous), Portia Boakye (Fabulous), Samira Suleiman (Hasaacas Ladies), Faiza Ibrahim (Ghatel), Mary Baidoo (Police)