Accra, Nov.16 GNA - Bashiru Hayford, coach of Ghana female national team, the Black Queens said they are ready to re-write history by winning the 11th edition of the upcoming 2018 African Women Cup of Nation (AWCON).
Coach Hayford addressing a press conference ahead of the teamâ€™s Group A opener against Algeria, said the tournament was an opportunity for the Queens to make themselves and the nation proud by winning the trophy for the first time.
â€śWe have done so much in terms of preparation for this tournament and I can say we are ready for this tournament.
â€śThe team is ready to re-write history for themselves and Ghana as well, being the host nation, there is the host and win notion and we have to try and live to itâ€ť.
Elizabeth Addo, captain for the side, who reiterated the teamâ€™s desire of winning the tournament said, the team had picked up well from their international friendlies and was ready for the task ahead.
â€śWe have gradually picked up from our last games and I know when the tournament starts come Saturday, we would make Ghana proudâ€ť she said.
The eight nation tournament would run from 17th November, 2018 to 1st December, 2018 at the Accra Sports Stadium and Cape Coast Sports Stadium.