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Mercy Tagoe, The First Ever Ghanaian Female Coach To Win A Trophy.


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Mercy Tagoe

Mercy Tagoe was born on 5th February, 1974. She is a Ghanaian football coach and former

player who played as a defender for the Ghana women’s national football team.

She is the first female Ghanaian referee to wear the FIFA badge. She made history as the

first ever Ghanaian female Coach to win a trophy.

Tagoe was a referee in the Ghana Premier League.

She made history as the first Ghanaian female referee to officiate at the FIFA Women’s

World Cup in 2007 held in China.

She was part of the team at the 1999 FIFA Women’s World Cup in the United States. On

club level she played for Bluna Ladies in Ghana.

In February 2018, she led the Black Queens to win the maiden edition to the West Africa

Football Union (WAFU) in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire as an interim coach.


  1. “FIFA Women’s World Cup USA 1999 – Ghana”. FIFA Women’s World Cup United States 1999. FIFA. 1999. Retrieved 28 September 2007.


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