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30.10.2006 Football News

Black Stars are a tough opposition, Coach

By GNA
Black Stars are a tough opposition, Coach
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Australian coach, Graham Arnold has said that 'Ghana are a very tough opposition who showed during the World Cup that they are capable of being one of the best sides in the world'.

Coach Arnold who said in a statement ahead of the international clash between the Socceroos and Ghana' Black Stars that he believes the clash will give the Qantas Socceroos another significant test as the team continues to look towards the 2007 AFC Asian Cup final.

The Black Stars ranked 24th will play Australia ranked 37 in London on Tuesday, November 14 at the home ground of English Coca Cola Championship Queens Park Rangers FC, Loftus Road Stadium with the kick off time at 7.45 pm.

A Press Release issued by D-Vision Network copied to the GNA Sports said tickets are on sale from all Ghanaian ticket outlets in the United Kingdom with prices starting from 15 pounds, 20 pounds and 25 pounds with tickets also available online from www.stellatickets.co.uk, www.ticketmania.co.uk or www.ticketmaster.co.uk

Coach Arnold added that 'Our eyes are firmly on achieving success at the Asian Cup and matches like the one against Ghana are going to be crucial to our preparations'.

The Stars are expected to field a greater number of their World Cup heroes to maintain their success story. The Stars recently beat Asian giants, Japan in Yokohama and South Korea in Seoul in other friendly matches to signal their current status in FIFA world rankings.

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