Women’s World Football Show, Episode 178 features a special Ghana spotlight with Ghana Women’s National Football Team midfielder Grace Asantewaa; Woso Maniacs podcast founders and hosts Ewurama and Afua; and Ghana Premier League’s Northern Ladies FC head coach Sumani Basirudeen
Are you ready to travel to West Africa to the diverse country of Ghana? On this episode we take a look at women’s football in Ghana with three very different perspectives.
Our guests include Ghana Women’s National Team midfielder Grace Asantewaa; Founders and hosts of Wosos Maniacs podcast Ewurama and Afua; and Ghana Women’s Premier League head coach Sumani Basirudeen all share their views of women’s football in Ghana
With nothing but a dream in her head and faith in her heart, the Grace Asantewaa has become the star for the Black Queens. Making a name for herself at the national team youth level on for her Ghana club sides, Grace is now playing and learning in Spain. At only 19-years old, Grace is already a leader for the senior national team.
In this exclusive interview, Grace shares her football journey, playing on the national team and what she thinks the Ghana FA needs to do to help the growth of women’s football in the country. A spirited and intense player and person, Grace Asantewaa is a big reason that women’s football is growing in Ghana and this is an interview you do not want to miss! (9’’)
Follow Grace on Instagram @asantewaa_messiah
We’re talking with the founders and hosts of Woso Maniacs podcast Ewurama and Afua. The Ghana natives give us the fans’ perspective of what needs to be done to ensure the future of the women’s game in Ghana, the state of the league, some of the things that is keeping Ghanaian women’s football back and more… in a fun Woso-Maniacs-kind-of-way! (41’)
Follow on Twitter @WosoManiacs
Visit their website https://wosomaniacsgh.wixsite.com/wosomaniacsgh
Coach Sumani Basirudeen stops by to share his experience as head coach of Northern Ladies FC of the Ghana Women’s Premier League.
What is it like for women players playing in the Ghana Women’s Premier League? How is the league helping to grow women’s football in Ghana? And also how are the teams producing great youth players and helping them stay in the game as they become young adults? Coach Bas is here to tell us all that and more! (01:13′)
Follow on Twitter @northern_women
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Original Broadcast Date: September 20, 2020
Women’s World Football Show is hosted, written, edited & produced by Patty La Bella.
Additional assistance for this episode by LTA Agency, Grace Asantewaa, Woso Maniacs, Coach Sumani Basirudeen and Tindzo Bingi
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