Black Stars players,management members to visit fire disaster site on Thursday

The Black Stars will on Thursday 11th June, 2015 visit the site where about 200 people lost their lives after last week’s fuel station explosion.

The delegation which will include the Minister of Sports, Black Stars management members, GFA Officials and the technical team, will pay respect to the lost lives and offer their support to victims of the disaster.

The senior national team began non residential camping last Thursday for their 2015 AFCON qualifier against Mauritius and the players were devastated to hear news of the tragic events that occurred the previous night.

Ahead of the qualifying match on Sunday, the team will announce a cash donation to victims of the disaster and also lay wreaths in a brief ceremony to be held at 1:30 on Thursday at the site where they tragic incident occurred near the Kwame Nkrumah Circle.

The Black Stars earlier observed a minute silence before kick-off to Monday’s friendly against Togo in honor of the lives that were lost during the flood and fire disaster last Wednesday night.

Coach Avram Grant and his team will begin their quest to qualify for the 2017 AFCON when they face their Mauritian counterparts at the Accra Sports Stadium on Sunday.


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