Ghana women's national football team

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Ghana
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Nickname(s) Black Queens
Association Ghana Football Association
Confederation CAF (Africa)
Sub-confederation WAFU (West Africa)
Head coach Mercy Tagoe Quarcoo
Captain Elizabeth Addo [1]
Most caps Portia Boakye
FIFA code GHA
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First colours
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Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 60 Decrease2.svg 10 (13 December 2019) [2]
Highest42 (June 2008)
Lowest60 (December 2019)
First international
Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria 5−1 Ghana Flag of Ghana.svg
(Lagos, Nigeria; 16 February 1991)
Biggest win
Flag of Ghana.svg Ghana 13−0 Guinea Flag of Guinea.svg [3]
(Conakry, Guinea; 11 July 2004)
Biggest defeat
Flag of Germany.svg Germany 11−0 Ghana Flag of Ghana.svg
(Paderborn, Germany; 22 July 2016)
World Cup
Appearances3 (first in 1999 )
Best result1st round (1999, 2003, 2007)
African Women's Championship
Appearances10 (first in 1991 )
Best resultRunners-up (1998, 2002, 2006)

The Ghana women's national football team is the national team of Ghana and is controlled by the Ghana Football Association. They are nicknamed the Black Queens.

Contents

Coaching staff

[4]

Head coach
Assistant Coach
Goalkeepers Trainer
Team Doctor
Pysiotherapist
Team Nurse
Anita Wiredu
Patience Quarshie

Managerial history

Players

Current squad

The following players were called up for the 2020 Turkish Women's Cup. [18]

Head coach: Mercy Tagoe-Quarcoo

No.Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)Club
1 GK Azume Adams (1997-12-28) 28 December 1997 (age 22) Flag of Ghana.svg Prisons
1 GK Fafali Dumehasi (1993-12-25) 25 December 1993 (age 26) Flag of Ghana.svg Police
1 GK Abigail Tawiah-Mensah Flag of Ghana.svg Halifax

2 DF Gladys Amfobea (1998-07-01) 1 July 1998 (age 21) Flag of Ghana.svg Lady Strikers
2 DF Linda Eshun (1992-08-05) 5 August 1992 (age 27) Flag of Ghana.svg Hasaacas
2 DF Janet Egyir (1992-05-07) 7 May 1992 (age 27) Flag of Ghana.svg Hasaacas
2 DF Philicity Asuako (1999-12-25) 25 December 1999 (age 20) Flag of Ghana.svg Police

3 MF Victoria Osei Flag of Ghana.svg Ampem Darkoa
3 MF Juliet Acheampong (1991-07-11) 11 July 1991 (age 28) Flag of Ghana.svg Prisons
3 MF Sherifatu Sumaila (1996-11-30) 30 November 1996 (age 23) Flag of Sweden.svg Mallbackens
3 MF Mary Essiful (1993-06-22) 22 June 1993 (age 26) Flag of Ghana.svg Intellectuals
3 MF Elizabeth Addo (1993-09-01) 1 September 1993 (age 26) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Jiangsu Suning
3 MF Portia Boakye (1989-04-17) 17 April 1989 (age 30) Flag of Sweden.svg Djurgården
3 MF Grace Asantewaa (2000-12-05) 5 December 2000 (age 19) Flag of Spain.svg Logroño
3 MF Faustina Kyeremeh Flag of Ghana.svg Immigration

4 FW Beatrice Sesu (1995-11-27) 27 November 1995 (age 24) Flag of Ghana.svg Police
4 FW Priscilla Hagan (1996-04-08) 8 April 1996 (age 23) Flag of Romania.svg Piros Security
4 FW Princella Adubea (1998-12-27) 27 December 1998 (age 21) Flag of Spain.svg Sporting Huelva

Recent call-ups

Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClubLatest call-up
GK Barikisu Issahaku (2001-11-12) 12 November 2001 (age 18) Flag of Ghana.svg Northern Ladies 2020 CAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament

DF Ellen Coleman (1995-12-11) 11 December 1995 (age 24) Flag of Ghana.svg Lady Strikers 2020 CAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament (third round)
DF Anastasia Akyaa Flag of Ghana.svg Sea Lions 2020 CAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament (third round)
DF Evelyn Badu (2002-09-11) 11 September 2002 (age 17) 2020 CAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament (third round)
DF Justice Tweneboaa (2001-10-28) 28 October 2001 (age 18) Flag of Ghana.svg Ampem Darkoa 2020 CAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament (third round)
DF Rita Okyere (1993-07-14) 14 July 1993 (age 26) Flag of Ghana.svg Prisons Ladies 2020 CAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament (third round)
DF Linda Addai (1995-12-12) 12 December 1995 (age 24) Flag of Ghana.svg Soccer Intellectuals 2020 CAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament
DF Blessing Agbomadzi (2001-06-11) 11 June 2001 (age 18) Flag of Ghana.svg Sea Lions 2020 CAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament
DF Vida Opoku (1997-12-15) 15 December 1997 (age 22) Flag of Ghana.svg Police Ladies 2020 CAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament

MF Ernestina Abambila (1998-12-30) 30 December 1998 (age 21) Flag of Spain.svg Sporting Huelva 2020 CAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament (third round)
MF Grace Acheampong (2000-09-06) 6 September 2000 (age 19) 2020 CAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament (third round)
MF Priscilla Okyere (1995-06-06) 6 June 1995 (age 24) Flag of Lithuania.svg Gintra Universitetas 2020 CAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament (third round)
MF Ophelia Serwaa Amponsah Flag of Ghana.svg Ampem Darkoa 2020 CAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament
MF Joyce Antwiwaa Flag of Ghana.svg Ashtown Ladies 2020 CAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament
MF Cynthia Yiadom (1994-12-25) 25 December 1994 (age 25) Flag of Ghana.svg Army Ladies 2020 CAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament

FW Mavis Owusu (2003-12-07) 7 December 2003 (age 16) Flag of Ghana.svg Ampem Darkoa 2020 CAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament (third round)
FW Elizabeth Owusua Flag of Ghana.svg Sea Lions 2020 CAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament (third round)
FW Grace Animah (2003-09-04) 4 September 2003 (age 16) Flag of Ghana.svg Police Ladies 2020 CAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament (third round)
FW Mukarama Abdulai (2002-10-16) 16 October 2002 (age 17) Flag of Ghana.svg Northern Ladies 2020 CAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament
FW Leticia Adjei Flag of Ghana.svg Samara Ladies 2020 CAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament
FW Alice Kusi (1995-01-12) 12 January 1995 (age 25) Flag of Lebanon.svg Safa 2020 CAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament
FW Milot Pokuaa (2001-10-10) 10 October 2001 (age 18) Flag of Ghana.svg Hasaacas Ladies
FW Ernestina Tetteh Flag of Ghana.svg Halifax

Notable players (past and present)

Players with Ghanaian roots

Recent schedule and results

  Win  Draw  Lose

2020

10 March 2020 Turkish Women's Cup GS Ghana  Flag of Ghana.svgvFlag of Kenya.svg  Kenya Alanya, Turkey

Competitive statistics

Overall official record

CompetitionStageResultOpponentPosition / notes
1991 AC QF1–5 1–2 Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria
1995 AC QF walkover Flag of Guinea.svg Guinea
0–3 0–2 Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria
1998 ACQ 11–0 8–0 Flag of Guinea.svg Guinea
Flag of Nigeria.svg 1998 AC GS4–0 Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
3–1 Flag of Cameroon.svg Cameroon 1 / 3
SF4–1 (AET) Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.svg (1997-2003).svg Congo DR
F0–2 (AET) Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria
Flag of the United States.svg 1999 WC GS1–1 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Australia
0–7 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
0–2 Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden 4 / 4
2000 ACQ 2nd QSwalkover Flag of Sierra Leone.svg Sierra Leone
Flag of South Africa.svg 2000 AC GS2–2 Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria
2–0 Flag of Cameroon.svg Cameroon
3–0 Flag of Morocco.svg Morocco 2 / 4
SF0–1 Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
BM6–3 Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Zimbabwe
2002 ACQ 2nd QS3–0 3–1 Flag of Senegal.svg Senegal
Flag of Nigeria.svg 2002 AC GS2–0 Flag of Mali.svg Mali
1–0 Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria
3–0 Flag of Ethiopia (1996-2009).svg Ethiopia 1 / 4
SF3–2 (AET) Flag of Cameroon.svg Cameroon
F0–2 Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria
Flag of the United States.svg 2003 WC GS0–1 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
0–3 Flag of Russia.svg Russia
2–1 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Australia 3 / 4
2004 ACQ 2nd QS13–0 9–0 Flag of Guinea.svg Guinea
Flag of South Africa.svg 2004 AC GS3–0 Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
2–1 Flag of Ethiopia (1996-2009).svg Ethiopia
2–0 Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Zimbabwe 1 / 4
SF0–1 (AET) Flag of Cameroon.svg Cameroon
BM0–0 (PSO: 6–5) Flag of Ethiopia (1996-2009).svg Ethiopia
2006 ACQ 3rd QSwalkover Flag of the Republic of the Congo.svg Congo
Flag of Nigeria.svg 2006 AC GS1–0 Flag of Mali.svg Mali
2–1 Flag of Cameroon.svg Cameroon
3–1 Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.svg Congo DR 1 / 4
SF1–0 Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
BM0–1 Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 2007 WC GS1–4 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Australia
0–4 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Canada
2–7 Flag of Norway.svg Norway 4 / 4
2008 SOQ R162–1 2–0 Flag of Angola.svg Angola
QF3–1 1–0 Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.svg Congo DR
FR1–0 0–2 Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria
1–0 2–1 Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
walkover Flag of Ethiopia (1996-2009).svg Ethiopia 2 / 4
2008 ACQ 2nd QS1–1 3–0 Flag of Cote d'Ivoire.svg Ivory Coast
Flag of Equatorial Guinea.svg 2008 AC GS1–1 Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria
0–1 Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
3–2 Flag of Tunisia.svg Tunisia 3 / 4
2010 ACQ 2nd QS1–0 3–0 Flag of Senegal.svg Senegal
Flag of South Africa.svg 2010 AC GS2–1 Flag of Algeria.svg Algeria
1–2 Flag of Cameroon.svg Cameroon
1–3 Flag of Equatorial Guinea.svg Equatorial Guinea 3 / 4
2012 SOQ R162–1 5–0 Flag of Guinea.svg Guinea
QF0–1 2–1 Flag of Ethiopia.svg Ethiopia
2012 ACQ 1st QS3–0 5–0 Flag of Mali.svg Mali
2nd QS1–1 1–1 (PSO: 8–9) Flag of Cameroon.svg Cameroon
2014 ACQ 1st QS3–0 3–0 Flag of Burkina Faso.svg Burkina Faso
2nd QSTBD Flag of Ethiopia.svg Ethiopia

Competition records

World Cup

YearResultMatchesWinsDrawsLossesGFGA
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 1991 Did not qualify
Flag of Sweden.svg 1995 Did not qualify
Flag of the United States.svg 1999 Group stage3012110
Flag of the United States.svg 2003 Group stage310225
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 2007 Group stage3003315
Flag of Germany.svg 2011 Did not qualify
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg 2015 Did not qualify
Flag of France.svg 2019 Did not qualify
Total3/89117630
FIFA Women's World Cup history
YearRoundDateOpponentResultStadium
Flag of the United States.svg 1999 Group stage20 JuneFlag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia D 1–1 Foxboro Stadium, Foxborough
23 JuneFlag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR L 0–7 Civic Stadium, Portland
26 JuneFlag of Sweden.svg  Sweden L 0–2 Soldier Field, Chicago
Flag of the United States.svg 2003 Group stage21 SeptemberFlag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR L 0–1 The Home Depot Center, Carson
25 SeptemberFlag of Russia.svg  Russia L 0–3
28 SeptemberFlag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia W 2–1 PGE Park, Portland
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 2007 Group stage12 SeptemberFlag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia L 1–4 Yellow Dragon Sports Center, Hangzhou
15 SeptemberFlag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada L 0–4
20 SeptemberFlag of Norway.svg  Norway L 2–7

Summer Olympics

Africa Women's Cup of Nations

Africa Women Cup of Nations
YearResultGPWD*LGSGAGD
1991 Quarter-finals200227−5
1995 Semi-finals200225−3
Flag of Nigeria.svg 1998 Runners-up4211114+7
Flag of South Africa.svg 2000 Third place5311136+7
Flag of Nigeria.svg 2002 Runners-up531194+5
Flag of South Africa.svg 2004 Third place531172+5
Flag of Nigeria.svg 2006 Runners-up540172+5
Flag of Equatorial Guinea.svg 2008 Group stage3111440
Flag of South Africa.svg 2010 Group stage310246−2
Flag of Equatorial Guinea.svg 2012 Did not qualify
Flag of Namibia.svg 2014 Group stage3111220
Flag of Cameroon.svg 2016 Third Place [22] 531184+4
Flag of Ghana.svg 2018 Group stage3111330
Total12/1345228157249+23
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

African Games

African Games
YearRoundGPWDLGSGA
Flag of Nigeria.svg 2003 -000000
Flag of Algeria.svg 2007 -000000
Flag of Mozambique.svg 2011 -000000
Flag of the Republic of the Congo.svg 2015 Winners422031
Total4/4000000

WAFU Zone B Women's Cup

Winners : 2018

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