The senior female national team of Ghana ,Black Queens, have been dealt a huge blow after six key players left the camp to sort of transfer issues with foreign clubs.
According to close sources, goalkeeper Patricia Mantey, Rosemary Ampem, Ellen Coleman, Mary Essiful, Alice Kusi and Sandra Owusu-Ansah have all left the training base in Prampram to finalize deals outside the country.
Reports reveal that the players received offers from Serbia, Lebanon and France thus their departure to finalize those deals before rejoining the team in camp.
With just a few weeks to the 2018 African Women Cup of Nations,the latest development could halt the momentum of the team’s preparations.This is not the kind of instance Coach Bashiru Hayford would be pleased with.Players leaving the camp at such crucial moment.
Meanwhile, the departed players are expected to be back on time to reunite with their colleagues as the team continues preparations ahead of the big tournament.
However,the team still awaits the arrival of the foreign based players led by skipper of the side Elizabeth Addo. Faustina Ampah, Priscilla Okyere, Linda Eshun and Portia Boakye are yet to join the team.
The 2018 AWCON is set to take place between 17th of November to 1st of December.