AFCON 2019: Black Stars Commence Pre-Tournament Training Today


Ghana national team, the Black Stars are set to hold their first training session on Monday evening, June 3, 2019 as they commence preparations for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations to be held in Egypt.

The shake-up exercise is scheduled to be held at the Jeber Ali training Facility in Dubai.

The team is set to be based in the United Arab Emirates for a duration of three weeks as they rehearse their tactics in hope to end Ghana’s 37-year trophy drought.

Ghana are scheduled to play two pre-tournament friendlies against Namibia and South Africa in the Gulf country.

Kwesi Appiah has named 29-man provisional squad for the training camp and is expected to use the friendlies to asses his squad’s readiness for the continental showpiece which starts on June 21.

The head coach is expected to name his final squad for the tournament on June 10, 2019, as per the CAF regulations.

source: ghana crusader