Black Meteors and Black Queens for Rio Olympic qualifiers

Kennedy ashiaWith less than week to their crunch Olympic qualifier against Congo, the national Olympic team, the Black Meteors, have moved camp from the Ghanaman Soccer School of Excellence in Prampram to Accra.

The Meteors, who have already qualified for the 2015 All Africa Games, are set to do battle against Congo-Brazzaville in Accra while the Black Queens travel to Cairo to face the Egyptian national team.

Meanwhile, Black Meteors coach Malik Jabir has told the Daily Graphic his team is ready for the game Congo in Accra on Saturday.

Ghana’s Under-23 male football team, Black Meteors, have stepped up their preparations for their Olympic qualifier against Congo this weekend by moving their training from Prampram to Accra.

The Meteors after beating Liberia in the first round earlier this month, have been in camp preparing for the showdown against Congo first at home before the second leg in Brazzaville two weeks later.

Coach Malik Jabir told the Daily Graphic that after a successful campaign in the qualifiers for the 2015 All Africa Games, the team were taking shape and were ready for Congo in Accra on Saturday.

The Black Queens, the senior female team, meanwhile leave for Cairo on Wednesday for their qualifier against Egypt. Though there are media reports that Egypt have pulled out of the match, handing a walkover to the Queens, the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) is yet to notify Ghana, thus the team continue with their preparations at Prampram.

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