Soccer News of Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Source: GFA

Ghana to play Tunisia in Abu Dhabi

Ghana will play against Tunisia in an international friendly in preparation for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations.

The Black Stars will play the Carthage Eagles in Abu Dhabi on January 13, 2013.

"As part of our preparations for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations we have agreed to play Tunisia in a friendly in January," GFA President Kwesi Nyantakyi said.

"The match will be played in Abu Dhabi where Ghana will be camping for the tournament.

"We want to leave no stone unturned in our preparation so a match against one of the top sides in Africa like Tunisia will give the Black Stars the needed test for the Nations Cup."

Tunisia are also finalist for next year's competition in South Africa to be held from 19 January.

Kwesi Appiah's side will be based in the United Arab Emirate (UAE) for a pre-tournament camp.

Four-time African champions, Ghana, are drawn in Group B of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations with DR Congo, Mali and Niger.