Despite uncertainties surrounding the 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone ,some Black Stars players have arrived to begin preparations for the game slated for 10th October.
Skipper Asamoah Gyan, goalkeeper Richard Ofori, Thomas Partey and Mubarak Wakaso are among a host of players who have touched base in Ghana to start training in Kumasi.
Nine foreign based players arrived in Ghana on Sunday night after featuring for their various clubs on Saturday.Newcastle’s Christian Atsu,Bernard Mensah who plays for Kayserispor in Turkey ,Italy-based players Afriyie Aquah and Nicholas Opoku have all arrived for training.
Sierra Leone were handed an indefinite ban by FIFA over government interference last Friday, the action prevents them from taking part in any competition by CAF and FIFA.
Despite uncertainties engulfing the match which could be called off due to the ban, the Black Stars players have still honoured their invitations for the game as expected.
Belgium based Nana Opoku Ampomah plus thirteen other players are expected to touch base in Ghana tonight to join their colleagues to make up the 23 man squad for the game at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium on Thursday.
Coach Kwesi Appiah and his technical team are already in Kumasi to commence preparations for the game.
Meanwhile the Sierra Leonean FA and government are meeting today over the latest impasse where they are expected to communicate their final decision to the FIFA/GFA normalization committee.