Basigi selects team for women AFCON

Black Queens Head Coach, Yusif Basigi has dropped nine players as he names his final squad for the African Women’s Championship (AWC) in Cameroon.

Alima Sadia Moro, the only foreign-based goalkeeper was dropped from the squad as well as Deborah Afriyie who was touted the Lionel Messi of the side.

Another goalie, Beatrice Nketsia and defenders Hillia Kobblah, Mabel Baffoe Eshun and Agnes Quaye as well as Rita Otchere and Alberta Asante were all dropped.

The squad for the tournament featured eight foreign-based players with 13 home-based stars.

U.S-based Florence Dadson and Swedish duo of Elizabeth Addo and Portia Boakye made it into the final 21 despite reporting late to camp.

In all, three goalkeepers, six defenders, eight midfielders and four attackers were selected.


Goalkeepers: Nana Ama Asantewa , Patricia Matey and Fafali Dumehisi.

Defenders: Janet Egyir, Rosemary Ampem, Linda Eshun, Cynthia Adobea, Cynthia Adjei and Regina Antwi.

Midfielders: Juliet Acheampong, Mary Essiful, Priscilla Saahane, Priscilla Otchere, Safia Abdul  Rahman, Alice Kusi, Elizabeth Addo, Grace Asare.

Strikers: Samira Suleman, Portia Boakye, Florence Dadson, Faiza Ibrahim.

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