Sports News of Wednesday, 2 August 2017
The local-based senior national team, Black Stars B, will engage Premier League side, Elmina Sharks in a trial encounter today at the Ndoum Stadium as they prepare towards a CHAN qualifier match against Burkina Faso on August 12.
Dr Paa Kwesi Ndoum, the bank roller of Sharks, is expected to join the team to host the Stars and their coach, Kwesi Appiah who will be joining them after almost three weeks in the USA scouting for players for the main Black Stars.
Coach Appiah is expected to use the game to assess his options ahead of a cagey CHAN qualification game.
The team have been engaged in several friendlies ahead their qualifiers with the recent being a 2-0 win over Great Olympics in Accra last Thursday.
In an interview with the Daily Graphic, the Management Committee chairman of the Black Stars B, Nii Komiete Doku, said with the Ghana Premier League on a break, the Stars have had to step up their training in order to be well-prepared for the qualifer.