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Sports News of Friday, 13 January 2017

Source: Starrfmonline.com

AFCON updates: Ghana’s trip to Gabon cancelled

The Black Stars trip from Dubai to Gabon has been cancelled due to unfavorable climatic conditions, the Ghana FA has revealed.

The team was due in Libreville tonight ahead of the start of the tournament on Saturday.

But aviation authorities in the Dubai have grounded the flight due to a stormy weather condition.

Avram Grant and his charges were expected to travel via a chartered flight after completing their 10- day camping in the UAE.

The team was expected to connect to Port Gentil, where Ghana will be based and continue preparations for their opening game against Uganda on Tuesday.

The team must therefore wait for clearance before travelling possibly on Saturday to the capital before connecting to Port Gentil