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Sports News of Sunday, 24 March 2019


Mauritania arrive in Ghana for Black Stars friendly on Tuesday

Mauritania's coach, Corentin Martins Mauritania's coach, Corentin Martins

Mauritania have arrived in Ghana ahead of their friendly with the Black Stars on Tuesday at the Accra Sports Stadium.

The contingent arrived at the Kotoka International Airport on Sunday morning ahead of the clash on Tuesday.

The Black Stars will take on the Lions of Chinguetti in an international friendly on March 26 in Accra as part of preparations for 2018 Africa Cup of Nations.

The African football powerhouse will play as host to the Lions of Chinguetti three days after pipping Kenya in the final qualifier at the same venue.

Both Ghana and Mauritania have already qualified for the Nations Cup which will be staged in Egypt in June this year.

Mauritania suffered a lone goal defeat in the hands of Burkina Faso in their final 2019 Nations Cup qualifier on 22 March ahead of their debut appearance at the tournament.