Black Queens striker, Gifty Appiah is already targeting a host and win situation as the team gear up for the 11th edition of the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations.
Its been long overdue for Ghana’s Senior female team to win a trophy on African soil especially being the first team to represent Africa at the Women’s World Cup since its inception.
The coveted trophy has eluded the Queens since the 1991 maiden edition, despite playing in the finals thrice and winning bronze medals on three occasions.
However, Black Queens forward, Gifty Appiah believes the Queens are poised to end their 20-year trophy drought when the tournament gets underway.
Speaking after the unveiling of the tournament Mascot, Agorohemaa (Queen of Play), Gifty Appiah revealed that the team is working hard and taking on everything that their coaches are teaching them.
“what we require from Ghanaians is to continue to give us the necessary support to win and I can stand here today on behalf of the team and say that we are hosting and we will win”.
The Black Queens would lock horns with Algeria, Mali and Cameroon in Group A in other to proceed to the next round of the tournament. Defending champions Nigeria would face against South Africa, Kenya and Zambia in Group B. The tournament would be held at the Accra and Cape Coast stadium.
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