Sports News of Saturday, 17 November 2018
Ghana President Nana Akuffo-Addo took time his busy schedule to pay a visit to the senior national team, the Black Stars in Ethiopia.
President Akuffo Addo is in Addis Ababa for the Africa Union (AU) summit, which is ongoing in the East African nation.
Meanwhile, the Black Stars will be playing the Walias of Ethiopia in the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Sunday.
The team were motivated by the President’s visit and are poised for the game tomorrow afternoon.
The President had a word with Black Stars captain, Asamoah Gyan and his Deputy Andre Ayew during the visit.
Ghana currently sits third in group F of the AFCON qualifiers after two games and could miss out of the nations cup next year if they fail to pick positive results.
The Black Stars left for Ethiopia on Saturday morning after spending three days in neighbouring Kenya, where the team and coach Kwesi Appiah have been preparing for the game on Sunday.
The Black Stars will hold one final training in the evening before the game at the Bahir Dar stadium.
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— Benedict Owusu (@KwesiBenedict) November 17, 2018