Head coach of Ghana Women’s Premier League side Ampem Darkoah, Coach Joe Nana Adarkwa has insisted his outfit are ready and willing to representing Ghana in the CAF Women’s Champions League next year.
The Confederation of African Football on Tuesday at the Executive Council meeting announced the introduction of a Women’s Champions League set to commence from 2021.
Many have raised doubt whether the Ghana Women’s League clubs have what it takes to compete in the newly created continental competition.
However, Head coach of Techiman based Ampem Darkoa ladies Nana Darkwah expressed his club readiness to be the first club in Ghana to compete in the tournament.
“We can qualify for the competition and represent Ghana because we Ampem Darkoa Ladies always want to be first and win everything,” Joe Nana Darkwa told Happy FM.
We can make history by being the first Ghanaian club to play in Africa. We have seen how even the men side suffers when playing in Africa so it will be pretty difficult financially for us. We will need all the help we can get from everyone,” he added.
“We will need the help of government if our women football clubs are going to qualify for African competitions. we saw how teams like Medeama, Chelsea, Aduana Stars and Brekum Arsenal struggled to get support to compete in Africa.”
Ampem Darkoa ladies are two-time Ghana women’s premier league champions and twice Super Cup winners, which makes them one of the most successful clubs in the country’s women’s football.
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