The Black Stars of Ghana will face Mauritania in an international friendly on March 26.

With Ghana having sealed qualification for the 2019 AFCON, the West Africans now begin preparing for the finals.

News of facing Mauritania was confirmed by Dan Kweku Yeboah on behalf of the Normalisation Committee and the Ghana Football Association (GFA).

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“For the first time since 2008 Ghana will host an international friendly with Mauritania at the Accra Sports Stadium on March 26,” Yeboah told UTV.

“The Normalization Committee of the Ghana Football Association decided to arrange this game for the Black Stars to aid their preparation for the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, he added.

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