Coach Nora Hauptle and her team are on a mission to rebuild the team after defeating Togo and Benin earlier this year. The Queens would play the Fennecs of Algeria in a bid to show their readiness ahead of upcoming tournaments.
The first match will take place on Wednesday, April 5, as Ghana will face Algeria's U-23 side before taking on the senior side on April 8, 2023, and April 11, 2023. A total of 26 players have been invited for the matches, comprising 12 foreign-based players and 14 home-based players.
The invited players are set to camp at the Ghanaman Centre of Excellence on Sunday, April 2, 2023. Coach Nora Hauptle, on her appointment as head coach, promised to build a strong team that would excel on the continent and bring glory to Ghana.
Among the players invited are Achiaa Anaesthesia, Amponsah Mary, Asantewaa Grace, Boaduwaa Doris, Egyir Janet, Issaka Lauratu, McCarthy Kerrie, Owusu Princess, Adubea Princella, Amponsah Ophelia, Assifuah Gifty, Boakye Portia, Eshun Linda, Konlan Fiindib Cynthia, Nyamekye Stella, Peterson-K. Patience and Tweneboa Justice.
The others are Alhassan Adama, Appiah Martha, Badu Evelyne, Bugre Azumah, Issahaka Barikisu, Kusi Alice, Osei Victoria, Teye Suzzy Dede, and Yakubu Fiduos.
The Black Queens have been preparing for some time now, and this friendly match would afford the team an opportunity to test their strength and weakness ahead of future competitions.