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Sports News of Saturday, 16 March 2019

Source: Ghana Soccernet

Official: NC confirms Ghana- Mauritania friendly on March 26

The International friendly between Ghana and Mauritania to be played on March 26 at the Accra Sports Stadium has been officially confirmed by the Normalisation Committee of the Ghana Football Association through it Spokesperson Dan Kwaku Yeboah.

Mauritania FA were the first to break the news of the friendly earlier this week. Despite a confirmation from the Spokesperson the game is yet to be published on the GFA website.

The Black Stars will take on Mauritania four days after their final AFCON qualifier against Kenya whilst Mauritania also play away to Burkina Faso.

Both teams have qualified for the AFCON and this match serve as preparations to the mundial.

“For the first time since 2008 Ghana will host an international friendly with Mauritania at the Accra Sports Stadium on March 26,” spokesperson of the Normalization Committee Dan Kweku Yeboah told UTV.

“The Normalization Committee of the Ghana Football Association decided to arrange this game for the Black Stars to aid their preparation for the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, he added.