Black Stars Hold First Training in France Ahead of Friendly Against Brazil

Black Stars Hold First Training in France Ahead of Friendly Against Brazil

  • The Black Stars of Ghana have held their first training ahead of the international friendly against Brazil
  • The four times African champions will engage the former world champions in a preparatory game ahead of November's World Cup
  • Ghana will also play Nicaragua later this week as part of preparations for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar

The Black Stars of Ghana have trained for the first time in France ahead of their international friendly against Brazil on Friday, September 23, 2022.

Twenty-four players including captain Andre Ayew and Thomas Partey reported to camp on Monday.

In photos posted on social media, the players including new boys Tariq Lamptey, Stephan Ambrosius and Inaki Williams were all involved in training.

Ghana, Black Stars, Brazil, Friendly
Black Stars have held their first training in France ahead of their international friendly against Brazil. Credit: @GhanaBlackstars
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Richard Ofori, Mohammed Salisu, Felix Afena-Gyan and Daniel Amartey are the players yet to report to camp.

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The four times African champions are preparing for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar in November.

The team will also face Nicaragua in Spain, three days after the Brazil game in Le Havre.

Ghana have been drawn in Group H of the 2022 World Cup alongside Portugal, South Korea and Uruguay.

Inaki WIlliams and Tariq Lamptey report to Black Stars camp ahead of Brazil friendly

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Inaki Williams and Tariq Lamptey have reported to the Black Stars camp ahead of the international friendlies against Brazil and Nicaragua.

The duo switched nationalities to represent Ghana and are both expected to make their debut when the Black Stars face Brazil on Friday.

In a photo posted on social media, the pair were spotted in their Ghanaian kits as they prepare for the two games later this week.

Brazil players arrive in France ahead of Ghana friendly

Players of the Brazilian national team have started arriving in France ahead of their international friendly against four times Africa champions Ghana in Le Havre.

The five times world champions will face Ghana on Friday, September 23, as part of preparations ahead of the World Cup in Qatar.

In a video posted on social media, the players including Manchester United's Casimero and Barcelona's Raphinha were all spotted arriving in Le Havre.

Source: Sports Brief News