Monday, August 29, 2011

News from the African Women's soccer World

Two Ghanaian female referees for All Africa Games
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has selected two Ghanaian match officials for the 2011 All Africa Games scheduled for 3-18 September in Maputo, Mozambique.

The duo are referee Christine Zigah and assistant referee Emmanuella Aglago.

It will be the first major international competition for the duo since the attainment of their international badges.
Zigah, 29, attained FIFA status in 2010 whilst 32-year old Aglago was accredited in 2009.

Black Princesses Begin South African Training Tour
Ghana's u-20 women's team,the Black Princesses begun their training tour in South Africa with an 8-0 goal romp against West University of South Africa on Saturday.They will lock horns with the u-20 Banyana Banyana on Tuesday.

Genoveva Anonma Scores Again
Turbine Potsdam won their 2nd game on sunday against Bayer Leverkusen by 3 goals to nil thereby maintaining a wining momentum since the start of the season last weekend.
A Genoveva Anonma strike on the 24th minute mark opened the flood gates for Potsdam. Her goal became the 1000th goal scored in Potsdam's bundesliga history.

Businesses In Zimbabwe Urged To Support Women's Soccer

Zimbabwe Women’s Soccer Boss, Mavis Gumbo has urged business entities to exercise social responsibility activities to enhance national development. 
Speaking during a courtesy call by the Zimbabwe Mighty Warriors on the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority, ZTA, the women’s soccer boss said she is thankful for the support rendered to her team by the Tourism Authority during and after the Cosafa women championship.

The Mighty Warriors who are grouped alongside Ghana, South Africa, and Tanzania in the All Africa games are expected to continue raising the country’s flag after a fine run that saw them winning the Cosafa Cup.

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