Sports News of Fri, 25 Aug 20171

Essipong Stadium pitch 90 percent ready for WAFU tourney

The Essipong Stadium which is one of two venues for the 2017 West Africa Football Union (WAFU) tournament is near completion.

The Stadium which was built in 2007 ahead of the 2008 AFCON is being given facelift ahead of the tournament.

The stadium is being worked by Frank Boahen's Green Grass Technology. The firm started the renovation work on 12th August 2017 and work is 90% complete now.

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"As you can see we are almost done, I wish the World Cup Qualifier match between Ghana and Congo will be played here on 1st September 2017 to test the field", Frank Boahen told www.sportsnetghana.com

Meanwhile, The local component of the Black Stars will face Gambia in the opening game of the tournament which is the preserve of countries in the West Africa.

Source: Kobby Stonne

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