The Black Galaxies will take on the national U20 team of Egypt, the Young Pharaohs in a friendly encounter at the Cairo International Stadium today, Tuesday, December 27, 2022.
Ghana’s homebased national team will use the game to prepare for the upcoming Championship African Nations (CHAN), while the Young Pharaohs will use the game to prepare for the African Youth Championship they’ll be hosting in February 2023.
The Black Galaxies arrived in Cairo on Saturday and held an intensive training session at the Pyramid FC training pitch on Monday morning.
December 27, 2022
Today’s friendly against Egypt U20 will be the first of friendly games the Black Galaxies will play during their stay in Egypt.
Ghana makes a return to the CHAN tournament for the first time since 2014 when they lost on penalties to Libya in the final match.
The Black Galaxies are drawn in Group C and will kick start their campaign against Madagascar on Sunday, January 15, before playing Sudan on Thursday, January 19 and then Morocco on Monday, January 23.
The competition which was initially scheduled to take place this year but was postponed due to Covid-19 will be played from Friday, January 13, 2023 and to Saturday, February 4, 2023.