Sports News of Mon, 11 Feb 201912

U-20 AFCON: Ghana set to arrive on Tuesday from Niger

The Black Satellites of Ghana are expected to arrive in the country on Tuesday from Niger after they were eliminated from the on-going Africa U-20 Cup of Nations.

The team exited their hotel base on Sunday as stipulated by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) rules and have lodged at a new hotel where they have been waiting for their departure.

Footballghana.com understands the team was expected to arrive on Monday but there have been difficulties in getting a flight to Accra.

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The Black Satellites failed to qualify to this year's FIFA U-20 World Cup to be staged in Poland in May after they only three points from their three matches in the competition.

Ghana suffered a 1-0 defeat to Mali on Saturday at the Stade General S.K. The three-time U-20 champions and one-time World champions just needed a draw or a win to advance to the semi-finals of the competition.

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