Ghana’s Senior Women’s Nation Team, the Black Queens will kick off their 2022 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against the Super Falcons of Nigeria on Wednesday,20th October, 2021 at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena in Lagos,Nigeria.
The second leg of the qualifiers will be played at the Accra Sports Stadium in Ghana on the Sunday, 24th October, 2021.
The winner of the two legs will play either Niger or Ivory Coast in the final round of the qualifiers for the 2022 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations in Morocco.
Togolese referee Vincentia Enyonam Amedome has been appointed to handle the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between Nigeria and Ghana.
She will be assisted by compatriot Abra Sitsofe Agbedanou (Assistant I), Sonia Louis from Benin (Assistant II) and Edoh Kindedji from Togo (Fourth referee).
Souadatou Djallo-Kalkaba from Cameroon will serve as the Match Commissioner. Fadouma Dia Dia from Senegal will act as Referee Assessor while Sulaiman Onimisi Ohida from Nigeria works as COVID-19 Officer.
The Super Falcons of Nigeria are eleventh-times champions of the competition whilst arch-rivals Black Queens of Ghana have not won it yet.
Aside Morocco who have qualified as hosts, the draw saw a record 44 member-associations who will be participating in the qualifying series.
The tournament will be the first edition organised under the format of 12 teams.
The Women's Nations Cup will act as the qualifiers for the global showpiece to be played in Australia and New Zealand with the four semi-finalists securing places at the 2023 World Cup.