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GHANA U-23 TO PLAY EGYPT IN A MUST WIN GAME

The eight-nation tournament is being held in Egypt this year with the participating teams seeking for continental reputation as well as the chance to represent the continent in the 2020 Olympic Games has been planned to take place in Tokyo, Japan.

After an thrilling start to the tournament, the Pharaohs managed to net 3 points from their first match when they defeated Mali last Friday. For the Black Meteors, they nearly escaped defeat as they drew 1-1 with Cameroon at the Cairo International Stadium.

In the second round of matches for Group A, Ghana will be coming up against the host nation later this evening in need of 3 points to enhance the team’s possibilities of progressing to the next stage of the tournament.

The match promises to be very tough for either side but a win for coach Ibrahim Tanko and his charges will surely take them a step closer to clinching a spot in the knockout phase.

The crucial game will be played at the Cairo International Stadium and will kick of at 18:00GMT.