Head Coach of the Black Queens, Mercy Tagoe confirms three foreign-based players are on their way to join the team ahead of their CAF Women’s Olympic qualifier against Kenya on Friday.
Tagoe confirmed that Mallbackens IF attacker Sherifatu Sumaila and Djurgårdens IF attacker Portia Boakye are set to join the team as well as Assi IF midfielder Ernestina Abambila who is said to report by Wednesday.
“So far am expecting three foreign players. Portia Boakye, Sherifa Sumaila and Ernestina Abambila- she is even on her way,” she told NB Sports.
Black Queens will host their Kenyan counterpart at the Accra Sports Stadium in the first leg of the third round of Tokyo 2022 Olympic games qualifier with the second leg lined up on Tuesday next week.
The Former Black Queens defender says her team has some knowledge with regards to how their opponent play following a friendly they engaged in before 2018 AWCON [African Women’s Championship].
“Fortunately when we were preparing towards the AWCON we did some tour and we happen to play with the Kenyans. So we have a fair idea about the team.”