Athletics Information of Tuesday, 14 July 2020
Supply: Ghana Athletics Online
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Previous Black Queens captain Adwoa Bayor is but to get around the team’s distressing defeat to Nigeria in the 2004 Olympic Online games qualifier.
Ghana skipped out on a position to the multi-activity competitors in Athens sixteen many years ago pursuing a defeat to their bitter rivals.
The Black Queens soon after securing a 1-1 attract absent in Nigeria in the very first leg were expected to capitalize on dwelling advantage to seal qualification for the to start with time.
Nevertheless the group blew absent a large prospect to make their maiden overall look just after dropping 3-2 on penalties in the return leg at the Accra Sporting activities Stadium following a 1-1 attract in regulation time.
Bayor, who was in action for the Queens laments more than the bitter defeat to Africa’s most effective crew.
“It was this sport (against Nigeria), I would not like to observe it, I could not eat for about a week,” she explained on GTV Athletics as well as.
“The total nation was driving us and it was a huge chance for us to make it for the very first time.
“We had the advantage after Mamunatu saved two penalty kicks but unfortunately we couldn’t capitalize on that.
“It was a really sad second for all the players and for me I will say it is the most unpleasant defeat experienced for the duration of my time with the crew.”
Three decades later, Bayor led Ghana to a third successive Earth Cup visual appeal as captain after the group manufactured it to the 2007 version in Canada.
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