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Ghana Handed 2011 CHAN Opponents
 
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15-Sep-2009  
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Ghana will meet Burkina Faso in the qualifying for a place at the next edition of the African Nation Championship (CHAN).

The 2011 edition will be hosted by Sudan as the finals start on January 21 and runs to February 10. With Zone West B allotted three qualifying spots, Ghana and five other sides - Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Niger, Burkina Faso and Togo would battle it for places.

The CHAN competition is designed by Caf for only home-based players of its member countries earlier this year.Ghana would be seeking to reach the finals of the 2011 edition after picking silver at the maiden hosted by Ivory Coast earlier this year.

The local Black Stars would play away in the first leg against the Stallions on the weekend of March 12 - 14, 2010 with the return in a fortnight, March 26 - 28, 2010.The winner over the two-leg tie qualifies for the competition.

Caf, organizers of the competition has increased the participating teams to 16 from eight that took part in the inaugural event.
 
 
 
Source: GFA
 
 

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