Retired Woman National Footballers Association of Ghana (RWONFAG) inaugurated their executives who will be running the association and also did a press conference at the Ghalca secretariat yesterday, the meeting was also attended by Ex Black Queens players and other Sports Personalities.
The sole aim of the group, which has been in existence for the past four years, was to seek the welfare of former female footballers in the country. The meeting was chaired by Anita Wiredu Mintah who is the secretary of RWONFAG, delivered a speech on behalf of Mercy Tagoe Quarcoo, President of RWONFAG, who is on national duty with the Black Queens in Zambia, said the formation of the association would help deal with pertinent issues confronting retired women footballers
Mr. Ibrahim Sunday, an executive member of the Retired National Footballers Association, said former female footballers have been forgotten in the administration of women’s football despite the presence of illustrious players from the various female national teams.
Here are the executives who were inaugurated yesterday;
Mercy Tagoe Quarcoo (President)
Helene Wilson (Vice President)
Diana Mills (Financial Secretary)
Gifty Lartey (Public Relation Officer)
Grace Lamptey (Organizer)
Genevieve Clottey (Coordinator)
Adwoa Bayor (Asst. Coordinator)
Adwoa Bayor, who won Africa’s Women footballer of the Year in 2003, is confident the Black Queens can go far in the tournament, adding that it was the desire of every Ghanaians to see them win the trophy.
“We want the team to go very far in the tournament and win the cup, but we must have patience with them. “There are some young players who are playing abroad and together with the experienced ones, I believe they will play well at the tournament, so we wish them all the best,”