10.01.2008 Football News

Zambia to arrive first in Ghana for CAN

By Albert Mensah
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Zambia will be the first country to arrive in Ghana as participating countries confirm their arrival dates for this month's African Cup of Nations tournament.

The South-African country will touch down on the 13 January, six clear days before the tournament kicks off and two days ahead of Guiinea and Ghana.

The Black Stars are currently camped in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates and arrives on 15 January along with Group A opponents Guinea.

There will be a flurry of activity at the Kotoka International Airport on 17 January as Morocco, Egypt, Namibia, Cameroon, Mali and Nigeria all troop in.

Cote d?Ivoire, Sudan and Tunisia will arrive a day later while South Africa will make a late arrival on January 20, the tournament?s kick off date.

Senegal, Benin and Angola are the only countries yet to confirm their arrival dates to the Local Organising Committee.

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