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Ghana FA confirms talks with Zimbabwe over friendly game

Published on: 11 August 2010

Ghana Football Association (GFA) has confirmed that it is in talks to play Zimbabwe in an international friendly next month.

Flamboyant Harare businessman Philip Chiyangwa claimed last week to have splashed US$200 000 to bring the World Cup quarter finalists to his country.

The Ghana FA has now confirmed that negotiations over the clash in Harare is advanced with a firm decision on the proposed game expected within two weeks.

Fred Pappoe, the Ghana FA vice president, says the date for the international friendly against the Warriors has tentatively been fixed for September 7 at the National Sports Stadium.

"We are still in talks with Zimbabwe over the friendly to be played in Harare on 7 September," Pappoe said.

The match had initially been pencilled for mid-August but the Black Stars  indicated that they could not make it as they will play South Africa at Soccer City in Johannesburg on August 11.

Negotiations over the clash in Harare is advanced with a firm decision on the proposed game expected within two weeks.

Flamboyant Harare businessman Philip Chiyangwa claims to have splashed US$200 000 to bring the World Cup quarter finalists, for the international friendly against the Warriors on September 8 at the National Sports Stadium.

The match had initially been pencilled for mid-August but the Black Stars  indicated that they could not make it. Ghana play South Africa at Soccer City in Johannesburg on August 11.

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