Date and venue for Ghana‘s final AFCON qualifier against Central African Republic revealed

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Ghana will take on Central African Republic (CAR) in the final game of the 2022 Group E African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier on Wednesday, September 7.

The game is scheduled take place at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi, a city dubbed as cathedral of Ghana Football.

Baba Yara Stadium

The Black Stars haven’t lost at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium since February 6, 2000, when they lost 1-0 to South Africa in the quarter-final stages of the 2000 AFCON which they co-hosted with Nigeria.

Coach Chris Hughton and his team will be hoping the good run continues when they host the Central African Republic in a game that will decide the team’s fate for the 2022 AFCON.

Ghana head into the game needing to avoid a defeat to secure a place at the AFCON to be played in Cote D’Ivoire in January and February next year.

After five games in the qualifiers, the Black Stars sit top of Group E with 9 points after winning 3-0 and 1-0 against Madagascar. Ghana as well drew 0-0 with Madagascar and 1-1 with both Central African Republic and Angola

Second on the table is Angola with 8 points, followed by Central African Republic with 7 points and Madagascar with 2 points.

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