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2021 AFCON: Black Stars camp in Doha not open to media and public – GFA reveals

2021 AFCON: Black Stars camp in Doha not open to media and public – GFA reveals

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has confirmed that Black Stars training camp in Doha, Qatar will not be opened to the media and public.

Coach Milovan Rajevac’s side will begin camping in Doha for a period of 17 days to prepare for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations which kicks off on Sunday, January 9, 2022.

The Black Stars will play three friendly matches while in Qatar.

“The public is hereby informed that the camp base of the Black Stars in Doha- Qatar will not be open to the media and the public,”  a statement from the GFA’s website reads.

“The decision follows a directive from the Coach to have a serene camping atmosphere devoid of distraction during the team’s preparation for the upcoming TotalEnegies Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.

“However, the media will be granted access to the players and the Head Coach on January 6, before the team departs for Cameroon on January 7, 2022.

“The Black Stars will begin camping in Doha for a period of 17 days to prepare for the Tournament which kicks off on Sunday, January 9, 2021.

“Ghana are expected to play three friendly matches in Qatar before they emplane to Cameroon for the tournament.

“The Black Stars are housed in the same Group with Morocco, Comoros and Gabon and will open their campaign against the Atlas Lions (Morocco) on January 10, 2022.”

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