Football

Equatorial Guinea pull out of Ghana friendly

The international friendly between the Black Stars of Ghana and Equatorial Guinea has been called off due to the latter pulling out.

Ghana was scheduled to play the central African nation on Monday, October 12, in one of two friendlies lined up for the team in next month’s FIFA international window (except for European Countries).

The Equatorial Guinean Football Association informed the Ghana Football Association (GFA) of the decision to pull out late Thursday, citing new travel restrictions imposed in their country. Equatorial Guinea’s borders are closed, and flights are suspended due to new COVID-19 rules.

The GFA has immediately set in motion an alternative plan to secure another match for the team as the coaches prepare for the upcoming AFCON qualifier against Sudan in November.