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Thousands flock to see Black Stars train in Kumasi ahead of Sudan game

Published on: 20 March 2013
Ghana FA president Kwesi Nyantakyi meeting some of the fans at the training in Kumasi on Wednesday

Over a thousand football fans watched the Black Stars' first training session on Wednesday afternoon in Kumasi showing that the interest in the Ghana national team is high as ever.

The Ghana squad arrived in the Ashanti Regional capital after 14:00GMT on Wednesday to continue with preparations for Sunday's 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Sudan.

The crowd, one of the biggest in recent times at the Paa Joe Park on the campus of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology sat throughout Kwesi Appiah's training session.

And the crowd delivered a ringing endorsement of the team's preparations as they cheered and applauded their team.

All 23 members of the Black Stars squad trained and will continue with their programme on Thursday after another afternoon session, this time at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium at 1600 GMT.

Some of the spectators sought audience with Ghana Football Association President Kwesi Nyantakyi and his other Executives about football matters.


This article has 15 comment(s), give your comment
  • texas says:
    March 20, 2013 07:46 pm
    Great! that is the spirit!
  • Mickey says:
    March 20, 2013 07:52 pm
    Spirit indeed!
    March 20, 2013 08:00 pm
  • saxcee says:
    March 20, 2013 08:13 pm
    i believe they have enough time to go ther just like you also have to comment here..
  • IGNATIUS says:
    March 20, 2013 08:42 pm
    YES,u too don't have any job to do, bcos if u have......u will never have time to comment on dis page......big fool...
  • texas says:
    March 20, 2013 08:46 pm
    thank you saxcee.
  • capucino says:
    March 20, 2013 09:03 pm
    thank you soo much saxcee
  • Otega , agona swe says:
    March 20, 2013 09:37 pm
    hey boyz boyz why ar insult urself u better be serious RESPECT
  • Nimo says:
    March 20, 2013 10:08 pm
    Nice one Kumasi fans, they are good at getting the team fired up. Part of the reason why the game is being held there
  • [email protected] Akwasi says:
    March 20, 2013 10:10 pm
    DO YOU ALSO HAVE A JOB TO GO TO? Have you thought of the time you spent on Soccernet and Ghanaweb? Do you also have a job to go to? Sweep around your own front door, stop sweeping around somebody's when yours is as filty as some gutter in Nima.
  • Be holy says:
    March 21, 2013 01:53 am
    Seriously de insults on Ghfuo is highly uneccesary
  • daze3535 says:
    March 21, 2013 01:55 am
    I was der sme. Most of the crowd wre students on campus who wanted to see the stars 4 the 1st tym and those who wre the jama were conti n katanga boys. Black stars re ayamu hyehye3 team. We re still angry bcos of their poor performance. Mtchweeew
  • lalasu says:
    March 21, 2013 05:48 am
    Kumasi fans the best in be this, then what will be during the match? Thumbs up to Kumasi supporters
  • Edward says:
    March 21, 2013 07:28 am
    Yea, that was a great performance. I just hope it serve as a signal to the players how important the qualifier is important to all of us no matter the state of the team.
  • King says:
    March 21, 2013 08:08 am
    Gay mercenaries