U-23 AFCON: Black Meteors arrive in Cairo for tournament

Story: Sports Desk

The Black Meteors of Ghana have arrived in Cairo, Egypt to prepare for the U-23 Africa Cup of Nations in Morocco.

The team departed the shores of Ghana on Monday, June 12, 2023 and arrived the same day in Cairo.

The team will be based in the ancient city of Alexandria and be involved in intense training sessions with the U-23 Africa Cup of Nations is on the horizon.

The total number of players currently with the team is, as yet, unknown but the likes of Jordan Amissah of Sheffield United, Club Cluj’s Emmanuel Yeboah, Emmanuel Essiam of FC Basel, Daniel Afriyie Barnieh of FC Zurich have all been seen in Egypt.

With the tournament slated for June 24 – July 7, 2023 the team will reportedly camp for a minimum of two weeks before flying to Morocco.

Ernest Nuamah, Kamaldeen Sulemana and Ransford-Yeboah Königsdörffer will join the team after June 18, 2023 due to their involvement with the Black Stars.

According to the GFA, the Meteors will play some friendly games, including a match against Egypt’s U-23 side.

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