Soccer News of Friday, 11 October 2013
The Black Stars Management Committee has confirmed that players of the national team will visit Otumfuo Osei Tutu II on Friday.
The Black Stars will visit the Manhyia Palace at 2pm on Friday before they take on lower division side Deportivo at the Baba Yara Stadium at 1600.
The visit is part of the plans to boost the Black Stars ahead of next week Tuesday crucial World Cup qualifier against Egypt in Kumasi.
The national team players arrived in Kumasi on Wednesday evening to start their preparation in the Garden City for the crucial match against the Pharaohs.
Meanwhile, the friendly match between the Black Stars and Deportivo will be played behind closed doors. The match will also be closed to the media.
The national team will start training in Kumasi on Thursday morning at 10am which will be opened to the public. However, the evening training session will be closed to the public and media.
*Below is the updated programmes for the Black Stars for Thursday and Friday *
Thursday 10th October – Two training sessions will be held. The first one will be at 10:00am and it is open to the media and public for viewing. (No media interviews with players. There will be a media briefing at the end of the training session by a media officer).
- The second training session will be held at 1530 and it will be closed to the media and public.
Friday 11th October –
Black Stars to visit Otumfuo at the Manhyia Palace on Friday at 2pm.
Friendly match with lower division side Deportivo at the Baba Yara Stadium at 1600. The match will be played behind closed doors. (The match will also be closed to the media.)