Ghana women's coach speaks on lesbianism

Yussif Basigi believes the act, which he frowns upon, happens in the women's sport worldwide

Ghana women's national football team coach Yussif Basigi says lesbianism is often seen in the women's game, but warns his players against the act.

Over the years, there have been consistent reports of the practice in various female teams across the world.

There have been speculations about the practice among Ghanaian players, although, none of such claims has ever been confirmed or denied by the football association.

“Lesbianism happens across the globe in women’s football teams," Basigi told Starr FM.

"It is a big problem and it is very worrying.

“I have always warned my players against engaging themselves in lesbianism. 

"Apart from the fact that it is an evil act, it also affects them in the game.

“So I, for instance, always advise my players to abstain from such acts.”

Ghana recently placed third at the 2016 Africa Women's Cup of Nations held in Cameroon.

The West Africans also participated in the 2016 Fifa Women's Under-17 and Under-20 World Cup tournaments.

The Black Maidens reached the quarterfinals while the Black Princesses failed to go past the first round.