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Turkish Women's Cup: Black Queens face Chile today

By Vincent Ashitey
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Black Queens will get their debut outing in the Turkish Women’s Cup competition today, March 4.

The Ghana female senior national team are housed in Group B of the 8-nation invitational tournament with Chile, Northern Ireland B and fellow Africans Kenya.

Coach Mercy Tagoe-Quarcoo’s side will face Chile in their opening group match at Starlight Sports Complex.

The Black Queens will then come up against Northern Ireland B team and Kenya on March 7 and 10 respectively to complete the group stage.

Ghana arrived in the Turkish city of Alanya last weekend and have been getting themselves in shape for the tournament.

Coach Tagoe-Quarcoo said: “So far everything is going on well here. We have been training here [Turkey] and everything looks well.”

“The players are responding positively to the training and I think we will do well in this competition.”

Kickoff for the Chile game is at 16:00 local time.

Black Queens Fixtures:

March 4: Chile vs Ghana – 16:00 – Starlight Sport Complex

March 7: Northern Ireland B vs Ghana – 18:00 – Gold City Sport Complex

March 10: Ghana vs Kenya – 16:00 - Starlight Sport Complex