U-20 AFCON: Black Satellites players, technical staff pass mandatory Covid-19 test ahead of opening game

Published on: 15 February 2021

The entire Ghana U-20 contingent in Mauritania for the Total CAF U-20 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament has passed the mandatory Covid-19 test, footballghana.com can report.

Nicknamed the Black Satellites, the West African side traveled to Mauritania where the tournament is being staged over the weekend.

Subsequently, the playing body, technical staff, and all accompanying management members were tested for the Coronavirus disease.

The result as confirmed by the Ghana Football Association (GFA) today are all negatives.

Asa result, all is set for the Ghana U-20 team to take on Tanzania in the opening Group C match of the tournament on Tuesday, February 16, 2021.

The Black Satellites are expected to have one more training session later today at the Nouadhibou Stadium before tomorrow’s game.