In a show of support and commitment, Kurt Okraku, the President of the Ghana Football Association, recently visited the national women's football team, the Black Queens, during their training session ahead of the 2024 Women's Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. The visit came at a crucial time as the team readies itself for a significant match against Namibia, scheduled for December 1, 2023, at the Accra Sports Stadium.
Boosting Morale Ahead of Crucial Match
The Black Queens, who have been training rigorously in Accra, received their Association President in a visit intended to boost their morale. The crucial match against Namibia is not just a game but a determining factor for their advancement in the Women's Africa Cup of Nations. A big win in this match would mean the return fixture in Namibia, scheduled for December 5, is a mere formality.
A Commitment to Women's Football
The visit by President Okraku underscores the Ghana Football Association's commitment to the success of the Black Queens. Beyond the symbolic gesture, it speaks volumes about the importance of the tournament and the value placed on women's football in Ghana. This engagement is part of the concerted efforts to ensure that the team is well-supported and motivated, which is pivotal for their performance in the upcoming qualifiers.
Women's Africa Cup of Nations: A Premier Event
The Women's Africa Cup of Nations is more than just a football tournament; it's a significant event in African football, serving as the continent's premier competition for women's national teams. The stakes are high and the eyes of the continent, and indeed the world, will be focused on these matches. The Ghana Football Association's active involvement in the preparations of the Black Queens is a testament to the gravity and significance of the tournament.