Today January 23, 2022

2021 Afcon: Milovan Rajevac to name Black Stars provisional squad tomorrow

Ghana coach, Milovan Rajevac will finally announce his provisional squad for the upcoming 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Tuesday, December 21.

The senior national team, the Black Stars are scheduled to open camp in Qatar from December 22 up until January 7, 2022.

The team will engage in three friendly games before the team flies out to Cameroonian capital Yaounde for the continental showpiece.

A game against African champions Algeria on January 5 has been publicly confirmed so far.

Rajevac, who signed a one-year renewable contract in October is expected to announce a squad list of not more than 40 players for the 17-day pre-tournament preparations.

The Serbian trainer’s squad for the 33rd Afcon tournament is to be finalized on Friday, December 30 for onward submission to the Confederation of African Football (Caf).

Four-time champions Ghana will be competing against Morocco, Gabon and Comoros in Group C of the Afcon scheduled for January 9 to February 6, 2022,

Summary: Black Stars’ pre-Afcon 2021 plan

December 21, 2021 – Provisional squad announcement

December 22, 2021 – Camp opens

December 28, 2021 – First friendly vs Club side

December 30, 2021 – Submission of final squad

January 1, 2022 – Second friendly vs Afcon-bound country

January 5, 2022 – Third friendly vs Algeria

January 7, 2022 – Depart for Cameroon

Source: Modern Ghana



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