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Black Stars to visit Asantehene on Friday


By Edmund Bobie

The Management Committee of the Black Stars, has confirmed the team's visit to the Manhyia Palace on Friday at 2pm. The Black Stars will visit the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II.

The visit is part of plans to boost the Stars' morale ahead of next week’s crucial World Cup qualifier against Egypt at the Baba Yara Stadium.

The team arrived in Kumasi on Wednesday and will continue preparations ahead of the crucial game on Tuesday.

The Black Star's training, in Kumasi on Thursday morning will be opened to the public.

However, the evening training session will be closed to the public and media. The team will play Asokwa Deportivo in a friendly game at 4pm behind closed doors.

Below is the updated programme for the Black Stars for Thursday and Friday

Thursday 10th October – Two training sessions will be held. The first one will be at 10:00am and it is open to the media and public for viewing. (No media interviews with players. There will be a media briefing at the end of
the training session by a media officer).

- The second training session will be held at 3:30pm and it will be closed to the media and public.

Friday 11th October – Black Stars to visit Otumfuo at the Manhyia Palace on Friday at 2pm.

Friendly match with lower division side Deportivo at the Baba Yara Stadium at 1600. The match will be played behind closed doors. (The match will also be closed to the media.)

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