Celebrated actress Yvonne Okoro has promised to reward the Black Queens with a sum of $10,000 if they qualify to the The West African Football Union, WAFU Cup semi finals.

Yvonne Okoro
Yvonne Okoro

The actress paid a visit to the team who are currently in Ivory Coast preparing to defend their West African Football Union (WAFU) Zone B title.

“Your reward awaits you once you go past the group stages and reach the semis,” she said.

The 20 players and their technical handlers, led by Coach Mercy Tagoe Quarcoo, will participate in the eight-nation tournament which has Nigeria’s Super Falcons as contenders.

The Queens, defending champions, are drawn in Group A alongside hosts Cote d’Ivoire, Senegal and Togo.

Nigeria, Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger are drawn in Group B.

The second edition of the West Africa Football Union (WAFU) Zone B tournament start from Wednesday, May 8 to Saturday, May 18.