AFCON 2021: Ghana arrive in Garoua ahead of final group game against Comoros

AFCON 2021: Ghana arrive in Garoua ahead of final group game against Comoros

  • The Black Stars of Ghana have touched down in Garoua ahead of their final group c game at the Africa Cup of Nations
  • The team will be playing the Comoros Island at the Roumde Adjia Stadium on Tuesday
  • Ghana needs to beat Comoros Island to stand a chance of progressing to the last 16 of the tournament

Ghana's senior national team, the Black Stars have arrived in the Northern City of Cameroon, Garoua, for the final group C game on Tuesday.

The team touched down in Garoua on Sunday morning, and will move to their hotel before training begins for their final match.

In photos posted on Twitter, sighted by SportsBrief.com, the team looks poised and ready to fight for a place in the last 16.

Ghanaian team at Garoua ahead of Comoros game. SOURCE: Twitter/ @GhanaBlackstars
AFCON 2021: Ghana arrive in Garoua ahead of final group game against Comoros. SOURCE: Twitter/ @GhanaBlackstars
Source: Twitter

The Black Stars need to beat Comoros Island to stand a chance of making it to the next stage of the tournament.

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Source: SportsBrief.com