The senior national team of Ghana, the Black Stars, will start training in Houston on Sunday ahead of their friendlies against Mexico and the United States next week.
The Black Stars arrived in Texas on Saturday evening after travelling out from Accra on Friday night for the two matches to be played in Houston and Connecticut.
Ghana will play Mexico in Houston on Wednesday 28th June before travelling to Connecticut where they will face arch-rivals the United States in a crucial friendly encounter.
The team will not be able to train as players will be allowed the time to recover from the journey before taking to field on Sunday June 25th in Houston, Texas.
The two friendly matches against Mexico and USA is to help the Black Stars in their preparations ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers later this year.
Ghana will take-on Congo Brazaville in two back-to-back matches in September in the next round of qualifiers for World Cup to be held in Russia next year.
The four times AFCON champions have one point from two matches in the World Cup qualifiers after sharing the spoils in a goalless draw at home with Uganda and losing 2-0 to Egypt, whom they trail by five points.
Victories in the two games will enhance the Stars’ their chances of qualifying into the World football Mundial in Russia, and the friendlies against Mexico and the USA is seen as the best preparation for September’s games.
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