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Jan 11, 2010 | Cup of Nations

Hayatou visits Ghana camp at African Cup of Nations

Issas Hayatou visited the Black Stars
Issas Hayatou visited the Black Stars

Issa Hayatou, the president of the Confederation of Africa Football (Caf), has visited the players of Ghana in their Cabinda base at the African Cup of Nations.

The Cameroonian administrator was the Black Stars camp to assure them of their security in the wake of the attack of the gunfire attack on Ghana's group opponents Togo.

Togo withdrew from the tournament in the wake of the attack which killed three of their compatriots two days before the start of the tournament.

The incident prompted fears that Ghana could withdraw from the tournament sparking Hayatou's visit to assure the Black Stars that they will be safe.

Hayatou was accompanied by almost the entire executive members of CAF, the General Secretary as well as the executive director of COCAN to the meeting with the Black Stars.

The Caf boss and executive members of CAF agreed in perfect harmony with Ghana, along with Angolan authorities to retain the matches of Group B in Cabinda.

Security has since been beefed up around the Black Stars camp with life continue as normal with the Ghana contingent.

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