The Chief Executive Officer for Berry Ladies, Dr. Gifty Oware – Mensah, has confirmed the transfer of Philomena Abakah to Simba Queens. The center-forward joins the Tanzania club on a two-year deal.
Mrs. Gifty Oware- Mensah revealed to Happy FM that the transfer occurred because of the partnership between the two teams.
“It is true we have transferred her to Simba Queens”, she told Odiasempa Kwame Oware on Wamputu Sports on Happy Sports.
“We have a relationship with the club making this deal possible. She was offered a year deal but we negotiated for two years in order to help her adapt over there.
“Simba has developed when it comes to football facilities, and we think she will develop her game over there. There is also an insurance package for her”.
She added that Berry Ladies FC have petitioned the football authorities to help in dealing with challenges confronting the transfer of female players.
“We have written a petition to the GFA, CAF and FIFA on the transfer issues surrounding women. There are a lot of challenges when it comes to transfer issues in the women’s game.