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2019 AfconQ : Ghana to host Kenya at Accra’s Ohene Gyan Stadium

2019 AfconQ : Ghana to host Kenya at Accra’s Ohene Gyan Stadium

By Dom Agbakpe,

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced the Black Stars of Ghana last qualifier game  of the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) against the Harambee Stars of Kenya will be staged at the Ohene Gyan Sports Stadium in Accra. 

The four-time champions will looking to produce a response following their narrow 1-0 loss at the MOI International Sports Center in Nairobi last September.

Ghana hasn’t played at the Accra Sports Stadium since their 7-1 drubbing of Mauritius in the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers in 2016.

The match is scheduled to come off on March 23, 2019.

A win against the East African nation will see them top Group H with 9 points while a draw for the visitors will see them earn topspot.

The draw for the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) will held on April 12, 2019 in Cairo, Egypt.

The 24-team tournament will kick-start from June 21 to July 19 and will played across five host cities namely; Cairo, Alexandria, Port Said, Suez and Ismaily.

The tournament was originally scheduled to be hosted by Cameroon but was stripped off hosting the 2019 AFCON due to infrastructural delays.

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