Ghana meet France in World Cup opener

Ghana will begin its campaign at the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Turkey with an opening match against France.

The Black Satellites will play Les Bleuets at the Ali Sami Yen Arena in Istanbul on 21 June before fixtures against Spain and USA, all in Group A.

Sellas Tetteh’s side after their opening match will be in action three days later against Spain’s La Rojita.

Ghana’s U20s will wrap up their group campaign in Kayseri against the USA on June 27.

The Black Satellites, who won the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup reached the finals in Turkey after finishing second in the African Youth Championship last month.

The tournament will be played June 21-July 13 in seven Turkish cities.

FIFA U-20 World Cup 2013 group stage draw and fixtures:

GROUP A (Istanbul, Kayseri):
Istanbul: France v Ghana – June 21
Istanbul: Spain v Ghana – June 24
Kayseri: Ghana v USA – June 27