Ghana will take on the Falcons on Thursday, November 12, 2020, in the first leg of a double-header tie at the Cape Coast Stadium at 16:00GMT, before traveling to Khartoum, five days later for the reverse fixture.
This is part of a number of measures taken by the Confederation of African Football (CAF), to ensure that games are played in the safest possible way. According to CAF, games have to be played under strict conditions to ensure that players, referees and officials are protected from the corona virus pandemic.
There will be no post-match press conference, Mixed Zone and Flash photo opportunities as only the photographers of the two teams will be granted access. But the Communications team will conduct a virtual post-match press conference via the official Facebook page of the Ghana Football Association.
Coach C.K Akonnor on Monday, invited seven (7) additional players to beef up the squad for the double header against Sudan. The list of the late called up players include Andrew Kyere Yiadom (Reading FC), Majeed Ashimeru (Red Bull Salzburg), Joseph Attamah Larweh (Keyserispor), Afriyie Acquah (Yeni Malatyaspor) and Clifford Aboagye (Tijuana FC).
The rests are Kwadwo Amoako (AshantiGold SC) and Christopher Nettey (Asante Kotoko SC). The public should take note that the game will be broadcasted live on Television. The match will be shown on GTV Sports+ at 4:00 pm/16:00GMT
The guidance outlines the processes that will need to be in place, before games are played. As a result, players, technical team members, essential service providers and ball boys will undergo a mandatory COVID-19 tests before the match.
Group C Matchday 3 will take place in Cape Coast, Ghana on 12 November, Thursday while matchday 4 is scheduled at Hilal Stadium on 17 November, South Africa will host Sao Tome and Principe.
Ghana tops the group with 6 points, South Africa and Sudan follow with 3 points while Sao Tome and Principe are on the last of the group without any point.