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‘Black Queens currently better than Black Stars’ – Gifty Oware-Mensah

Chief Executive Officer for Ghana Women’s Premier League side Berry Ladies, Gifty Oware-Mensah, has rated the Black Queens over the Black Stars in terms of current performance wise.

According to the vibrant female football administrator, at it stands now the female senior national team are ahead of the male senior team.

Gifty Oware-Mensah

Mrs. Oware-Mensah comparison came back on the back the Black Queens recent performance in the ongoing 2024 African Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON) qualifiers coupled with Paris Olympic Games qualifiers.

On Tuesday, September 26, 2023, the Queens in a five-star performance at the Accra Sports Stadium thrashed their Rwanda counterparts 5-0 to progress to the next stage of the qualifiers on a 12-0 scoreline.

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They are also into the second round qualifiers of the Paris Olympic Games where they will play Benin in next month October.

Adding his voice of the general public’s praises on the team, Gifty Oware-Mensah believes Chris Hughton and his lads cannot be compared to the current Black Queens under coach Nora Häuptle.

“It is better that we look at the conversation from the perspective of much we are winning and not look at whose tenure or what tenure.

“It is encouraging that the Black Queens are doing better.”

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She added “And I think that, at the point, I can even proudly say maybe, Ghana’s Black Queens are doing better than the Black Stars,” she told Accra-based Citi FM.

She contented that the tenure of the Black Queens gaffer has been successful.

“I think Nora Häuptle’s tenure has been good. It is a point of the games we’ve played so far and how we have appreciated it.

“I feel that the fundamentals are right now, and that is what it really is.”

Nora Häuptle was appointed as Head Coach of the Black Queens after guiding the female U-20 team – Black Princesses to the World Cup in Costa Rica as the Technical Advisor.

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