The Ghana Football Association has announced that the Blacks Stars’ camping in Kumasi ahead of AFCON is not opened to the media.
The GFA in their statement released today n their website noted that the team will kickoff their camping on January 2, 2023 and will train at the Baba Yara Sports stadium.
“The public is hereby informed that all training sessions of the Black Stars at the Baba Yara Sports stadium will be held behind closed doors during the period of camping in Kumasi. The senior national team will open camp in the Garden City on Tuesday, January 2, 2023 in readiness for the Africa Cup of Nations Cote D’Ivoire 2023.”
The GFA also indicated that the team’s hotel will also be inaccessible for the public and the media.
“The decision is necessitated by a request from the technical team for a quiet and serene camping atmosphere ahead of the competition. As a result, the team hotel will also be strictly inaccessible to the public and the media during the period of camping.”
However the football governing body stated that the technical team and selected players will hold a press conference before the team departs to Abidjan for the AFCON.
The media team of the Ghana Football Association will soon communicate date and time for a special engagement with head coach Chris Hughton and selected players before the team departs for the tournament in Abidjan.
Ghana will be hoping to end their 41-year AFCON title drought in Ivory Coast in 2024.
Ghana will begin their AFCON quest in Group B where they have been paired with Egypt, Cape Verde, and Mozambique.