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Ghana to arrive in Egypt 24 hours before World Cup qualifier in Cairo

Posted on November 1, 2013

would pitch camp in Ethiopia for next month’s World Cup play-off second leg tie with after FIFA’s sanctioned Cairo as safe to host the November 19 ultimate qualifier to Brazil 2014, a FA Press Statement has confirmed.

According to the statement, the pre-game camping for the Black Stars who are on the verge of making a third conservative appearance at the World Cup since their debut at Germany 2006 begins on November 11.

“The Black Stars will camp in Ethiopia ahead of the second-leg of the 2014 World Cup playoff clash against Egypt. The Ghana players will be camping in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa from 11th November,” the statement read.

The Black Stars are scheduled to leave the Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa in a 3 hours 42 minutes flight to Cairo in the early hours of Monday, November 18 and expected to have their mandatory training session at the match venue – the Cairo Air Defence Stadium at match kick-off time of 6pm.

“The Black Stars will arrive in Cairo on 18 November for the match to be played at the Air Defence Stadium.” understands the football house chose Ethiopia for its high altitude of 1,500 feet above sea level which could be beneficial to the team in terms of building their energy levels for the encounter in Cairo.

The Black Stars hold a first leg advantage over Egypt after handing the Pharaohs one of their worst defeats in history, even topping a 5-1 defeat to Saudi Arabia in 1999 – in the first leg of the World Cup play-off tie in Kumasi on October 15.



    November 1, 2013 at 2:01 PM

    We`re behind you 1000% guys…lets go get em!

  2. Nana

    November 1, 2013 at 4:50 PM

    Don’t say damn things here , Ghanaians are peace loving fellows , you are disgraceful to Ghana Ghanson


      November 1, 2013 at 7:23 PM

      @nana…. And You nana,tell me what makes me a disgrace to Ghana?? You have ill feelings towards me because I speak my mind?? mtchhheeeeewww!!! begger like you…And look,I will NOT stop showing my support for Black Stars and Ghana..I am a DIE HARD Ghana fan and I dont think theres anything wrong with that…
      You are behaving as if you`re blind to what is going on…Didnt you see how the egyptian supporters VIOLATED the Algerians in WCQ 2009? are you blind?


    November 1, 2013 at 6:32 PM

    @Nana why is GHANSON disgraceful to Ghanaians? U are not representing me as GHANAIAN. People like u Nana Always begs ..Let me tells U sumtin,what abt if something happens to the Ghana contingent in Egypt, U dont know wat they Always says..Blatter and the Wersterners will say as usual :- Quote!! THOSE PEOPLE WHO COMMITED THOSE ATROCITIES ARE COWARDS and Quote!!-..By then lifes had been lost..It has happenned several times in Egypt and can happen agian cos EGYPTIANS are angry.. The country is divided in to many parts ..U only wants to sit on yur lazy chair and make yur day by watching football being the skin of an animals..Nana do u think of the SAFETY of the players and their staffs of the GHANAIAN contigent?. i dont think so..SECURITY in EGYPT can only take care of 500 Ghanaian suporters only..Think of that.U are telling GHANSON not to say damn things.. GHANSON is SMARTER than u.. U are one of the ppl who always begs. U are a COWARD..


    November 1, 2013 at 7:13 PM

    Oh Kwame…If only all or most Ghanaians were like You and I,then I dont think today Ghanaians will sit there and watch chinese steal our gold..Like you said,Nana is a coward!


    November 2, 2013 at 12:35 AM

    ehab_malati says: (on
    November 1, 2013 at 10:44 pm
    when you guys talk about Egypt you make me think back in the days how much afraid to come to Ghana and those african countries who had civil war.. when you talk about Egypt, you must talk with respect and honored to play in Cairo, the capital of the most civilization city in the world with 7,000 years of civilization. Who is Ghana, what is your history. what is your civilization?!!

    • Pharaohs still #1

      November 2, 2013 at 7:49 AM

      Well said, Ehab Malati… Ok maybe we have some problems with our stupid army generals, but that’s all, next revolution will start after the game, if we don’t win…so better stay home and we go to Brazil… Go Pharaohs!!!

      • Ali AbdUl

        November 2, 2013 at 7:59 PM

        brother what next revolution i think 2 is enough!

        • Pharaohs still #1

          November 3, 2013 at 8:47 AM

          Let’s wait and see, we have lamost the same situations like 2 years… Egypt didn’t qualify vs. Algeria and the revolution started 25. January. Anyways we will qualify and everything will be fine inshalla…

      • RABAA MY ASS

        November 2, 2013 at 8:45 PM

        yebni enough with these bloody revolutions! Cant you see the affect it has had on the country!!??!!!!???

    • Caputo

      November 4, 2013 at 10:27 AM

      Ghana is a country of Dr. Kwame Nkrumah the husband of Fatia an Egyptian lady the founder of the African Union (AU) a country that has produce world leaders like Kofi Annan Ghana is a country that scored Egypt 6-1 in a world cup playoff match!!!

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