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AAFCON 2024: Black Challenge players leave for Egypt to defend title



The Black Challenge left Ghana for Egypt in grand style ahead of the start of the 2024 Africa Amputee Cup of Nations (AAFCON).

On Saturday, the team embarked on an exciting journey, leaving Accra and jetting off to Egypt, where the tournament awaits them.

All 25 players and the technical team donned the appropriate Accra 2023 African Games attire for the departure through Africa World Airlines on transit in Lagos, Nigeria.

The Accra 2023 1st African Para Games champions left with greater confidence in their ability to defend the trophy and qualify for the 2026 World Cup.

Coach Stephen Richard Obeng’s boys wrapped up their pre-tournament camping trip in Accra on Friday.

Ghana are drawn in Group C alongside Kenya, Gambia, and Algeria.

The Black Challenge will face Gambia in their opener on Sunday, May 19, 2024, at 21:30 hours.

Ghana’s Black Challenge won the 2021 AFCON in Tanzania

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