Former Real Madrid Femenino striker Eunice Beckmann earns Black Queens invite

Former Real Madrid Femenino striker Eunice Beckmann earns Black Queens invite

  • German-born Ghanaian, Eunice Beckmann, has earned her first Black Queens invite
  • The former Real Madrid Femenino striker has been named in the Black Queens squad ahead of AWCON qualifiers
  • Eunice Beckmann plays for German club, FC Koln

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German-born Ghanaian female footballer, Eunice Beckmann, has been handed her first Black Queens invite ahead of the AWCON qualifiers in October.

The 29-year-old former Real Madrid Femenino striker is expected to boost the squad ahead of the make-or-break game against the Super Falcons of Nigeria.

In a list sighted by YEN.com.gh on the Ghana Football Association website, the striker who now plies her trade in Germany was in the team.

Former Real Madrid Femenino striker Eunice Beckmann earns Black Queens invite
Former Real Madrid Femenino striker Eunice Beckmann earns Black Queens invite. SOURCE: Twitter/ @eunicebeckmann
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Beckmann is expected to report to camp in the coming days as preparations start ahead of the Africa Women's Cup of Nations qualifier later this year.

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Coach Mercy Quarcoo-Tagoe named a 38-woman team, which will be trimmed to 26 before the qualifier in October.

The Black Queens face the Super Falcons in Nigeria in the first leg before the second leg in Ghana slated for February 2022.

The winner on aggregate goes on to face Niger or Ivory Coast for the Africa Women's Cup of Nations in Morocco next year.

Eunice Beckmann, who has represented Germany at the youth level, started her career at Duisburg before moving to Bayer Leverksuen.

She then moved to Sweden to play for Linkorpings and later returned to Germany to sign for giants Bayern Munich.

After two years in Munich, she joined the Boston Breakers in the United States before returning to Europe to play for FC Basel and Real Madrid Femenino.

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Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported that, head coach of the Black Queens, Mercy Quarcoo-Tagoe, has invited thirty-eight players to camp ahead of the Africa Women's Cup of Nations qualifiers.

The Black Queens will face the Super Falcons of Nigeria in a two legged game with the first in October 2021 and the second in February 2022.

In a list published by the Ghana Football Association and sighted by YEN.com.gh, the called up players will start preparations on Thursday, July 15, 2021.

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