Friday, 24 May

WAFCON 2024 Qualifiers: Black Queens beat Rwanda 12-0 on aggregate

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Black Queens

The Black Queens have showcased their strength and skill by advancing to the next round of the 2024 Women's Africa Cup of Nations (WAFCON) qualifiers with an impressive 5-0 win over Rwanda in the second leg.

Alice Kusi, a midfield standout, delivered a stellar performance, achieving a remarkable hat-trick, while Evelyn Badu made a significant contribution to secure a commanding 12-0 aggregate scoreline across both legs.

Under the guidance of head coach Nora Hauptle, the senior women's football team has seen a resurgence, maintaining a clean sheet in all their matches so far.

In the second leg held at the Accra Sports Stadium, Alice Kusi initiated the scoring with a spectacular long-range strike from 25 yards, setting the tone for a dominant performance.

Kusi continued to shine, doubling the lead just four minutes later with her second goal of the game. Her exceptional performance culminated in a hat-trick, securing her the match ball.

Evelyn Badu furthered the first-half triumph by adding another goal to the tally for the Black Queens.

In the second half, the Queens displayed composure and maintained their relaxed demeanor.

The match was sealed in the 93rd minute when Stella Nyamekye found the back of the net once again, confirming a comprehensive victory for the Black Queens.

Following this triumph, the Black Queens are set to face Namibia in the subsequent round of qualifiers as they continue their journey in the 2024 Women's Africa Cup of Nations.