AFCON 2017: Ghana to be based in Port Gentil for Group matches

Soccer News of Wednesday, 19 October 2016



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Ghana will be based in Port Gentil for their Group stage matches of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.

The Black Stars will be based in the l’Ogooué-Maritime and play inside the newly-constructed Stade de Port-Gentil where all Group D opponents Uganda, Egypt and Mali will be housed.

It is a 25,000 seater capacity with natural grass built by the China State Construction Corporation (CSCC).

The facility includes a hotel with 26 rooms, athletics track, 3 tennis courts, 2 basketball courts, handball court and volleyball court.

Group A(Gabon, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Guinea Bissau) will base in Libreville and play in Stade I’Amitie.

Franceville will host Group B (Algeria, Tunisia, Senegal, Zimbabwe) with matches to be played at Stade de Franceville.

Group C (Ivory coast, DRC, Morocco, Togo) will base in Oyem and play their matches at Stade d’Oyem.