Black Queens head coach, Mercy Tagoe is relishing the prospect of facing Nigeria’s Super Falcons in the first round of the 2022 AWCON qualifiers.
Ghana on Monday discovered their opponent for the 2022 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON) qualifiers.
The which was held in Cairo on Monday, May 10, 2021 had Ghana and Nigeria pitted against each other in WAFU Zone B.
Reacting to the draw, Mercy Tagoe, believes it would not be an easy contest but his outfit will put in maximum effort to triumph over the Super Falcons.
Ghana’s coach Mercy Tagoe is relishing the prospect of facing Nigeria’s Super Falcons.
“When things like this happen, it gives you the strength to work extra hard when Ghana is meeting Nigeria, it is like tug of war,” Tagoe said.
“Nigeria respects Ghana, and Ghana also respects Nigeria so much but we need to put in more effort so that we are able to be abreast with whatever plans that we have.
“For now, we need to go and prepare well to meet Nigeria. It’s unfortunate that our first game we are meeting Nigeria, but nothing is impossible,” Tagoe added
The winner of the tie will face Niger or Cote d’Ivoire in the second round.
The first round qualifiers comes off in June with the second round scheduled for October 2021. This will be the first edition under the format of 12 teams.
The 2022 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations is slated for Morocco from July 2 to 23, 2022.