Sports activities News of Thursday, 9 Could 2019
Supply: Francis Addo
Actress Yvonne Okoro has promised to give Ghana’s Black Queens a sum of $10,000, need to the crew make it to the semi-finals phase of the ongoing WAFU Zone B Women’s Cup of Nations in Abidjan, La Côte d’Ivoire.
The Queens, who are the current defending champions of the Women’s Cup of Nations title, won the maiden version of the tournament very last year.
The workforce opened this year’s campaign on Wednesday towards Senegal in a Group A match. They will later on meet up with Togo prior to subsequently enjoying host nation La Côte d’Ivoire.
Yvonne Okoro, who flew to Abidjan forward of Wednesday’s game to aid and motivate the workforce, is hopeful the staff would make Ghana happy at the tournament.
Videos of her in Abidjan which popped up on social media on Tuesday evening confirmed her urging the Queens on to go for the cup.
“Go Black Queens, indeed,” she screamed in a single of the video clips.
The actress, film producer and Television set host, who was adjudged greatest radio and Television personality of the year during last Saturday’s Women’s Choice Awards, flew to Abidjan on the tickets of Ghana Football Association (GFA) to assistance the staff.
Speaking to NEWS-ONE on Wednesday morning, she stated, “I have promised to give the group a sum of $10,000 should really they make it to the semi-finals. I have large hopes they will make it to the finals but this is to further inspire them as we help them. I urge all Ghanaians to guidance the crew.”