U-20 AFCON: Ghana set to arrive on Tuesday from Niger

Published on: 11 February 2019

The Black Satellites of Ghana are expected to arrive in the country on Tuesday from Niger after they were eliminated from the on-going Africa U-20 Cup of Nations.

The team exited their hotel base on Sunday as stipulated by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) rules and have lodged at a new hotel where they have been waiting for their departure.

Footballghana.com understands the team was expected to arrive on Monday but there have been difficulties in getting a flight to Accra.

The Black Satellites failed to qualify to this year's FIFA U-20 World Cup to be staged in Poland in May after they only three points from their three matches in the competition.

Ghana suffered a 1-0 defeat to Mali on Saturday at the Stade General S.K. The three-time U-20 champions and one-time World champions just needed a draw or a win to advance to the semi-finals of the competition.