In its latest reshuffle of the backroom of the various national teams, the Ghana FA has revealed appointment of Mas-Ud Dramani as new head coach of the senior women’s national team, the Black Queens.
Dramani has steadily gone through the ranks after his maiden bow at the top level in 2012 when he took charge of the Black Maidens and led them to a bronze medal feat at the Under-17 Fifa World Cup in Azerbaijan.
The Caf instructor also progressed to manage the Under-20s, Black Princesses and is now replacing Yussif Basigi who had been in charge of the senior national women’s team since 2011.
Also, for the first time in the annals of football in the country, a female coach has been appointed to the national team. Mercy Tagoe, an ex-Ghana international and retired referee will deputize Dramani. At age 25, she participated in the 1999 Fifa Women’s World Cup with the Black Queens of Ghana.
The Black Queens are expected to soon begin camping for preparations towards the 2018 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations which will be hosted by Ghana.