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Black Stars hold first training session in Abu Dhabi

Published on: 05 January 2013

Ghana trained for the first time at their pre-Nations Cup camping base in Abu Dhabi on Saturday night with 23 players.

The session involved shake-up and light ball work at the Zayad City Sports Complex.

Injured Olympique Marseille ace Andre Ayew and striker Asamoah Gyan missed the training session.

Ayew, who picked up a hamstring injury last Wednesday, failed to meet the reporting deadline despite being released by his club on Friday.

The Black Stars will continue training tomorrow before their first test match against Egypt on 10 January.

They will also play Nations Cup finalists Tunisia three days later before leaving for South Africa on 17 January.

Comments

  • GH FUO, THINK BIG!!! says:
    January 06, 2013 01:49 am
    IF DEDE IS NOT READY, DROP HIM AND CALL SOMEONE. AFTERALL, TUNISIA, EGYPT AND ZAMBIA WON THE AFCON TROPHY WITH LARGELY LOCAL, HOME BASED PLAYERS. WHERE IA PENALTY MISSER GYAN? KEYS TO WIN AFCON! IF THIS SQUAD WANTS TO WIN. DO THIS. NO SEX, NO PORNO MAGAZINES LIFT METAL. INCORPORATE WEIGHT LIFTING INTO YOUR TRAINING REGIMENT. PRACTICE AT NIGHTIME. CORNER KICKS, PENALTIES, FREE KICKS ADOPT THE 532 FORMATION. PLAY BREAK AND PASS SOCCER. 2/3 TOUCHES. TRIANGLE STYLE ATTACK LIKE BARCELONA! TRIANGULAR PASSING AND MOVING WITH THE BALL HANG A PICTURE OF THE 1982 SQUAD THAT WON THE TROPHY IN YOUR HOTEL ROOMS. IF U SEE THE PIC LONG ENUFF, U WILL BELIEVE U CAN WIN THE TROPHY. THE BOYS HVE TO PLAY WITH SUPREME CONFIDENCE LIKE SUPERMAN N TRUST EACH OTHER. FEAR IS AN ILLUSION.... DO THIS AND VICTORY WILL BE OURS! Insanity is doing the same thing over and over expecting different results.
  • oyoko says:
    January 06, 2013 08:26 am
    I agree wit u bt i tink u need to be pat of de tecnical team
  • wolas says:
    January 06, 2013 09:32 am
    if dede wants to demonstrate for his bro n is not ready sule is ready drop him n go for one hungry for d cup
  • Frimpong Samuel says:
    January 06, 2013 09:49 am
    please talk to kelvin n essien to returned to national team after afcon 2013 please
  • Christo says:
    January 06, 2013 10:41 am
    Say that again Oyoko. The noise is too much. At least if he joins we will be spared this harangue day in day out. And the players and technical team will also have peace of mind to train.