Ghana’s U-23 side The Black Meteors have arrived safely in gabon for the come leg of the U-23 AFCON qualifier however not while not some scary moments once their flight did not land in Gabon on arrival.
With a contingent of 33, ghana would are thrown into a state of national mourning once the Askyy Airline on that the team was motion couldn’t land because of bad weather.
The flight kept hovering over the landing field in gabon for 2 hours however couldn’t land.
Following the scarey moment, the pilot was forced to move to Cameroon for a secure landing whereas expecting a message from gabon before returning.
The contingent spent an extra hour at the airport in Duoala before finally returning to gabon wherever they were able to land safely in their second try.
In an exclusive chat with FootballMadeInGhana.com, head coach Abraham Tanko unconcealed the ordeal of the team and the way scarey the expertise was.
“We arrived in gabon safely however terribly scarey. we have a tendency to were within the sky for nearly 2 hours however couldn’t land thanks to bad weather and had to travel to douala, Cameroon rather than libreville, gabon and sit up for quite one hour, before trying once more. convey God for motion mercy. we have a tendency to are currently in our edifice,” he unconcealed.
Ghana will take on gabon within the second leg on Tues to work out who will qualify for the 2019 U23 AFCON.
Ghana took first-leg advantage once beating gabon 4-0 on Saturday at the accra sports stadium in their CAF U23 Cup of nations penultimate qualifying round.
Goals from Kwabena Owusu, bernard Tekpertey and a brace from Osman Bukari has secured the possibilities of the team creating into the final round of the qualifiers despite a game to play.
Gabon can have a mountain to climb during this encounter as they need to defeat ghana by 5 unrequited goals ought to they aim to qualify within the reverse fixture that is scheduled for Tues March 26, 2019.