Women’s Premier League: three shortlisted for January coach of the month

Three outstanding coaches in the Ghana Women’s Premier League, Joe Nana Adarkwa, Yusif Basigi and Mercy Tagoe Quarcoo have been shortlisted for the NASCO Coach of the month award for January.

Joe Nana Adarkwa, head Coach of Ampem Darkoa Ladies has led his side on an undefeated run, recording two wins and a draw in the month of January. His side recorded 4 goals and conceded one, putting his team on top of the Northern Zonal League log with 7points.

Head coach of Berry Ladies, Mercy Tagoe Quarcoo has also been nominated after guiding her side to three straight wins in all three games played in the month of January. Berry Ladies recorded 8 goals and conceded 4goals in the process and are placed first on the Southern Zonal league log with 9points.

Also nominated for the top award for the month of January is the Head Coach of Hasaacas Ladies Yusif Basigi who also led his side in winning two games and recorded a draw as at match day3 in the Southern Zone of the ongoing women’s premier league. The team has conceded just a goal and recorded 3, placing second on the Southern Zonal league log.

Meanwhile, Elizabeth Oppong, Felicity Asante, Abigail Tutuwaah and Comfort Yeboah received nominations for the NASCO Player of the month award for the month of January.

Elizabeth Oppong held together the midfield of Thunder Queens FC perfectly in the Month of January with her impressive defensive prowess having completed 270 minutes of action with a goal and two assists.

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Berry Ladies forward Felicity Asante who is currently leading the top scorers chart with her four goals (including a hat-trick) has also seen her earn a place in the list of nominees for the month of January. She featured in all three matches and also made two assists in the Month of January.

Next on the list of nominees is Abigail Tutuwaah who has been a top performer and a delight to watch for Prisons Ladies in the Northern Zone of the Women’s Premier League.

Comfort Yeboah completes the nominee list for Player of the month in January with her unblemished record in defense for Ampem Darkoa Ladies FC. The 14-year old defender was key at the heart of defence for the Techiman based side and lasted the entire duration in all matches played in January.

The Ghana Football Association will announce winners of both awards on Tuesday, February 11.

Source: GFA