AshantiGold are scheduled to leave Ghana for their CAF Champions League return clash with MO Bejaia Thursday night, Footy-GHANA.com has confirmed.
Defender Tijani Joshua’s solo strike handed the Miners a 1-0 advantage over the Algerians in the first leg of the 2016 competition’s prelims a fortnight ago.
AshantiGold’s director of communications, Kofi Yawson has confirmed that, “a 30-man contingent made up of players, technical and management teams will leave Obuasi for Accra on Wednesday and will hold one training session at the Tema Stadium.”
The Teams “will fly out to Algeria via Istanbul Thursday night,” he also stated.
AshantiGold have provided 8 slots for media personnel on their flight to Algeria.
The Ashanti Regional FA Chairman, Osei Tutu Agyemang will be the leader of delegation. A referee [name yet to be known] will also be assigned to the team.
Head coach Bashir Hayford is expected to announce his 18-man squad for the Bejaia trip by Tuesday night.
The game, which will be played at the Stade de l’Unité Maghrébine in Béjaïa, will kick off at 17:00 GMT on Sunday February 28, 2016.