Black Satellites continue preparations for African Games

4 months ago

The Black Satellites are training at the Ghanaman Soccer Centre of Excellence in Prampram as they continue preparations for the African Games in March.

U20 Head Coach Desmond Ofei and the technical team invited 30 players to prepare for the competition.

The technical team have been working with different sets of players at the Technical centre in Prampram in their quest to put together a decent squad that will represent Ghana at the African Games scheduled for Accra from Friday, March 8 – Saturday, March 23, 2024.

As part of the preparations the team have been playing some low-profile training matches at the Technical centre.

The Draw for the African Games Football Tournaments (Men and Women) will be staged on the sidelines of the ongoing TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations, Cote d’Ivoire 2023 Final Tournament on February 1, 2024.

According to CAF, host Ghana and the 8 quarterfinalists of the TotalEnergies U-20 AFCON, Egypt 2023 are qualified to compete in the football tournament of the 13th African Games, Ghana 2023.

The qualified teams are: Ghana, Nigeria, Benin, Congo, The Gambia, Senegal, South Sudan, Tunisia & Uganda. The 9 teams will be distributed into 2 groups (1 group of 4 teams and 1 group of 5 teams) according to the following procedures: Ghana, the host will be in position A1, Nigeria, the runners-up of the previous edition, will be in position B1.

Ghana will host the 13th African Games from Friday, March 8 - Saturday, March 23, 2024.