Black Stars face Russia in international friendly next Tuesday

3 years ago

The Black Stars will face Russia’s national team, the Golden Eagles, in an international friendly after this weekend’s final AFCON qualifying match against Rwanda.

The friendly, which will be played on Tuesday September 6 at Russia’s capital of Moscow, is part of preparations for World Cup 2018 qualifiers set to begin in October.

The Golden Eagles will be making their fourth appearance at the World Cup after three previous qualifications in 1994, 2002 and 2012 and an automatic qualification for 2018 as host of the tournament whereas the Black Stars is seeking to make a fourth successive appearance at the tournament and need to qualify ahead of Group E opponents Congo, Uganda and Egypt.