The senior national team of Ghana ‘the Black Stars’ has scheduled a friendly game with the defending AFCON Champions Algeria at the Education City Sports stadium in Doha.
Ghana’s Pre-AFCON friendly against African Champions Algeria is scheduled on Wednesday, January 5, 2022, at 4; 00 PM local time.
The two African giants will test their strength against each other in preparation for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations which kicks off in Cameroon on Sunday, January 9, 2022. The Education City stadium is located in Al Rayyan, Qatar and was built as a venue in time for the upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup.
The stadium is located within several university campuses at the Qatar Foundation’s Education City. Following the FIFA World Cup, the stadium will retain 25,000 seats for use by university athletic teams. This multi-purpose sports facility hosted its first official match on September 3, 2020 in the 2020-21 Qatar Stars League season.
The Black Stars have pitched a camp in Qatar since December, and the coach has now pruned the provisional 30-man squad named earlier to 28.
Algeria who won the FIFA Arab Cup two weeks ago are housed in Group E with Sierra Leone, Equatorial Guinea and Cote D’Ivoire.
The Black Stars Ghana will open their campaign against Morocco on Monday, January 10, 2022 before taking on Gabon and Comoros in Group C