Ghana reiterates demand to move play-off match out of Egypt

Head of Ghana Football Union Kwesi Nyantakyi reiterated Ghana's demand to hold the match scheduled on 19 November outside Egypt due to security concerns.
A football match between Egypt and Ghana in the final qualifying for the World Cup was originally scheduled on 19 November but Nayatakyi said the security situation in Egypt was unstable and unsuitable to host the match.
"I am convinced that the meeting has to be moved away from Cairo due to the deteriorating security situation and the escalating events day after day," Nayatakyi added.
Nayatakyi told Ghanaian Joy FM radio, Wednesday: "We reiterate the call for everyone to think seriously about moving the game, as we cannot risk the lives of players, officials and fans by going to Cairo to play the upcoming match between Egypt and Ghana in the World Cup qualifiers."
The Ghanaian Football Union has officially addressed the International Federation of Football to move the match outside Egypt.
This request comes as the Egyptian national team had already received a hard blow after it lost the first World Cup play-off match against Ghana 6-1.
Edited translation of Al-Masry Al-Youm

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