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2018 AWCON : Bashiru Hayford Names Provisional Squad, Drops Azumi Adams

Head coach of the Black Queens Bashiru Hayford has named a provisional squad for the upcoming 2018 African Women’s Cup of Nation barely 3 weeks to the opening matches in the tournament.

The veteran trainer pruned down the list of players training at the Prampram based in Accra with 3 players sent home whiles others are made to wait for emergency replacement.

Jane Ayeyim from Police Ladies joins leads her teammates in the 21 man squad that also include Nana Ama Asantewaa, Fafali Dumasi and Philicity Asuako.

Hasaacas Ladies midfielder, Lilly Niber Lawrence, kept her place in the lead that has Juliet Egyir and Juliet Acheampong in their ranks.

The team in full is seen below :

Nana Ama Asantewaa (Police Ladies)
Patricia Mantey (Immigration Ladies)
Fafali Dumahisi (Police Ladies)
Jane Ayieyam (Police Ladies)
Lily Niber Lawrence (Hasaacas Ladies)
Diana Wiagbe (Halifax Ladies)
Leticiab Zikpi (Immigration Ladies)
Linda Addae (Soccer Interlectuals)
Gladys Amfobea (Lady Strikers)
Pricscilla Hagan (Cyprus)
Linda Eshun (Grindivic FC, Iceland)
Elizabeth Addo (Reign FC, USA)
Juliet Egyir (Affulding FC, USA)
Juliet Acheampong (Prisons Ladies)
Veronica Darkwa
Rita Okyere (Prisons Ladies)
Grace Asantewaa (
Philicity Asuako (Police Ladies)
Faustina Kyeremah (Immigration Ladies)

Three other players in Azumi Adams, Perpetua Agyekum and Priscilla have been axed from camp.

Cynthia Adubea, Gifty Appiah, Alberta Asante ,Ellen Ampong and Elizabeth Owusuaa have been placed on the waiting list heading into the tournament.

The Black Queens host 7 other nations in the 2018 African Women’s Cup of Nations from November 17-December 1, 2018.

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