Vice President Bawumia donates GH¢50,000 to Ampem Darkoa Ladies ahead of WAFU Zone B qualifiers

Ghana Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has donated GH¢50,000 cash to Ampem Darkoa Ladies, ahead of the team’s participation in the CAF Women’s Champions League WAFU Zone B qualifiers.

The donation was made on the Veep’s behalf on Saturday evening at the team’s camping base ahead of their departure on Tuesday.

Dr Bawumia also conveyed his heartfelt goodwill message to the team and urged them to go all out and make themselves and the country proud in Cote d’Ivoire.

Team captain Justice Tweneboah eulogised the Vice President for the kind gesture as she received the money on behalf of the Management and playing body.

“We never anticipated this surprise from our Vice President and I wish to extend our profound gratitude to him for this gift. We thank him very much and may the good Lord replenish him on our behalf.

“We are giving him our highest assurance that we shall go and deliver in Cote d’Ivoire,” Captain Tweneboah said.

The Ghanaian double winners will start their historic Women’s Champions League qualifying journey in Cote d’Ivoire on August 20.

Ampem Darkoa Ladies have been drawn in Group B alongside Union Sportive des Forces Armees (Burkina Faso), Athleta FC of Togo and Bayelsa Queens of Nigeria in the WAFU-B Zonal qualifiers of the CAF Women’s Champions League.

Group A has AS d’Abijdan of Cote d’Ivoire, AS Police of Niger and Espor FC from Benin. The Winner and Runner up in the WAFU-B qualifiers will represent the Zone in the main competition scheduled for Morocco, later in the year. –

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