Ghana's No. 1

Former Black Queens captain recounts most painful defeat in playing career

Published on: 14 July 2020
Former Black Queens captain recounts most painful defeat in playing career
Ghana's Adjoa Bayor controls the ball against Russia's Elena Denchtchik 

Former Black Queens captain Adwoa Bayor has revealed the most painful defeat of her playing career. 

The Black Queens lost to the Super Falcons of Nigeria in the Athens Olympics qualifier in Accra to miss out on the competition.

Ghana had the advantage going into the second leg in Accra, after a 1-1 draw in Nigeria.

However, the team bottled in-front of the home crowd, despite taking a penalty shootout lead.

“It was this game (against Nigeria), I wouldn’t like to watch it, I couldn’t eat for about a week,” she said on GTV Sports plus.

“The whole nation was behind us and it was a big opportunity for us to make it for the first time.

“We had the advantage after Mamunatu saved two penalty kicks but unfortunately we couldn’t capitalize on that.

“It was a very sad moment for all the players and for me I will say it is the most painful defeat suffered during my time with the team.”

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.
Learn more