President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo left Accra on Wednesday heading to Qatar where the 2022 FIFA World Cup is taking place.
According to a report by Latif Iddrisu on myjoyonline.com, Akufo-Addo is expected to arrrive in time to interact with the Black Stars team ahead of their first match at the tournament.
There has been no official communication of the president’s travel and GhanaWeb checks with sources in government has yet to produce confirmations.
Black Stars vs. Selecao fixture
The Andre Ayew-led playing body will face off with their Portuguese opponents led by Cristiano Ronaldo at the Ras Abu Aboud Stadium at 4pm local time.
Otto Addo’s team wrapped up preparations for the tournament with a 2 – 0 win over Switzerland in their final friendly game.
The Black Stars are in Group H alongside Portugal, South Korea, and Uruguay.
Ghana’s campaign in Qatar starts with the Portugal game on November 24, before taking on South Korea and Uruguay.
Center referee Ismail Elfath will be assisted on the sideline by Kyle Atkins and Corey Parker as assistants with Stéphanie Frappart from France as the fourth official.