We are determined to qualify for the 2024 WAFCON - Black Queens captain Portia Boakye

Published on: 02 December 2023

In a resounding declaration of ambition, Black Queens captain Portia Boakye affirms the team's unwavering determination to secure a spot in the 2024 Women's Africa Cup of Nations (WAFCON).

The spirited proclamation follows the Black Queens' convincing triumph over Namibia, where they clinched a 3-1 victory at the Accra Sports Stadium in the first leg encounter.

Ghana took the lead in the 26th minute through Doris Boaduwaa. Captain Portia Boakye doubled the lead inside 37 minutes with a delightful strike from a corner kick. Boaduwaa made it 3-0 in the after the break. Namibia's consolation goal came via a defensive blunder from Ghana.

"We worked hard like I said earlier because it has been a while since we participated in a tournament. When there is a tournament and we are at home watching it is not pleasant at all we wish we were part of it," Portia Boakye said after the game.

"This year we are determined to qualify for the tournament we are doing all that we can with our management and coaches. The FA is also supporting us very well if it weren't for their efforts we wouldn't have gotten to were we are," she added.