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Black Stars ready for Egypt after ending 5-day training in Dubai

Black Stars ready for Egypt after ending 5-day training in Dubai

Airport: A section of the Black Stars players at the Dubai airport for departure to Alexandria. (Jonathan Mensah, Dede Ayew, John Boye and Wakaso

Ghana has ended their training camp in the UAE on Friday night ahead of their departure to Egypt for the second round of matches in the 2018 World Cup qualifying group phase.

The Black Stars had been camping in the Dubai in preparation for Sunday’s World Cup qualifier against the Pharaohs.

Coach Avram Grant spent the past five days in Dubai preparing for the match in Alexandria.

The Black Stars spent nearly two hours on the pitch on their final day of training rehearsing their strategy for the match.

The five-day camping also included intense physical preparation following the arrival of fitness coach Jamie Lawrence.

The training ended with the Black Stars medical team assuring fans that the team was free of injuries. The players and team officials prayed before closing the five-day camping in Dubai. Egypt host Ghana in their second Group E game at Borg El-Arab stadium in Alexandria.

The team is expected to arrive at Borg El-Arab airport 11:00 AM today, after their departure at the Dubai airport.

The Black Stars will be seeking victory over Egypt in the group that includes Congo and Uganda.

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