Chief of Staff Frema Opare hosts Black Queens at Jubilee House

Chief of Staff Frema Opare hosts Black Queens at Jubilee House

Chief of Staff of the Republic of Ghana, Akosua Frema Osei Opare has organised a special reception for officials of the Black Queens at the Jubilee House on Sunday, March 3, 2024.

The Black Queens officials were led by Chairperson of the Management Committee and Executive Council Member, Dr. Gifty Oware-Mensah.

Others included Nora Häuptle, head coach of the Black Queens and Team Manager, Hannah Asare.

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Tano North, Hon. Freda Prempeh and Jamaldeen Alhassan, Personal Assistant to the Minister of Youth and Sports were in attendance.

The Black Queens returned to Ghana on Friday, March 1, 2024 after the show of grit in the Olympic Games third-round qualifiers against Zambia.

Ghana missed out on the slot for the fourth and final round of qualifiers despite a 3-3 draw in Ndola on Wednesday having lost 1-0 to the Copper Queens in the 1st leg at the Accra Sports stadium.

The Chief of Staff lauded the efforts of the team and urged them to keep pushing for honours in the rebuilding process.

She also rewarded the teams’ effort with an unspecified financial commitment and promised to do more as the team prepares for the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations in Morocco.

The Chief of Staff further pledged her utmost support to the development of Women’s football and the Women’s national teams.

Ghana has four Women’s national teams duly registered for competitions under the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and the FIFA.

They include, the Black Damsels, Black Maidens, the Black Princesses and the Black Queens.

The national U-20 team, otherwise known as the Black Princesses will compete in the Women’s football event in the 13th African Games, Accra 2024.

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