2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Ghana set to play Al Ain or Shabab Al Ahli in Dubai

Published on: 15 May 2019

The senior national team of Ghana, the Black Stars are set to play either Al Ain or Shabab Al Ahli as part of their two friendly games camp in UAE ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Ghana will pitch camp in Dubai next month prior to the AFCON in Egypt and they will be playing two friendly matches as they intensify preparations ahead of the Africa soccer fiesta.

The Black Stars will play fellow AFCON participants in South Africa before rounding their preparations with a game against Al Ain or Shabab Al Ahli Club.

Meanwhile, coach Kwesi Appiah will announce a 30-man squad on Monday, May 20, to prepare for the tournament and the list is expected to include few surprises as well as some local components.

The squad would be pruned down to 23 for the final tournament in Egypt after preliminary preparations.

Ghana is paired with defending champions Cameroon, Benin and Guinea-Bissau in Group F for the three-week tourney.