“It was all about discipline” – WAFU Cup winning coach Mercy Tagoe-Quaicoo


Head Coach of the WAFU Cup winning team Mercy Tagoe-Quaicoe claims it was all about discipline which resulted to winning the tournament.

The Black Queens of Ghana lifted the first edition of the Zone B WAFU Women’s Cup of Nations hosted by Ivory Coast last month, beating the host in the final to win the tournament.

A shaky start to the campaign and host Ivory Coast found a 1:0 victory against Ghana, but a resilient skipper Portia Boakye, two center back Janet Egyir and Faustina Ampah scored important goals against Niger, Burkina Faso, Nigeria and Ivory Coast again in the final to win the historic title.

The former football, FIFA referee and now the first ever female coach to win a trophy for Ghana, Mercy Tagoe insists it was all about discipline.

“Discipline was key, in football it is important to be discipline and that was what the girls did,” she was speaking on GTV an quoted by ghanasportsonline.com

“The disciplinary level was on top, and as a Coach I was disciplined myself so that players took after me, they did everything I asked them to do.”

Ghana added a second trophy in three years after the Maputo All African Games in 2015.

Africa Women’s Cup of Nations which will be hosted in Ghana later this year.


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