Category: Football Created on Wednesday, 06 June 2012 14:55 Published Date
ACCRA, (CAJ News) - GHANA have held their last training session in South Africa on Wednesday (today) ahead of their departure for Zambia for their 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier.
The Black Stars have been camping in Johannesburg in preparation for Saturday's match against the Chipolopolo in Ndola.
They Black Stars held their last training session at the Sundowns training ground in Johannesburg.
The Stars arrived in South Africa on Sunday and have since been training at the University of Johannesburg football pitch.
The training session on Wednesday afternoon ends their training camp in South Africa as they will depart for Zambia on Thursday morning.
Ghana are currently top of Group D after their emphatic 7-0 win over Lesotho in their opening game in the group.
Zambia, the African champions, lost 2-0 to Sudan in the group's other game. Meanwhile, Ghana have surprisingly dropped three places on the monthly FIFA world ranking table.
The Black Stars are now placed 25th on the overall table released today as the June edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking showed changes.
Ghana's point accumulation which stood at 816 in the past month, appreciated to 818 points.
The Black Stars, who kicked off their qualifying for the 2014 World Cup in June with a 7-0 win over Lesotho are still Africa’s second best side behind Ivory Coast.
Algeria remain third with Libya overtaking Mali to the fourth position on the continental ranking table.
Spain continue to top the global ladder which has seen Uruguay move second, thus relegating Germany to third.
A total of 115 matches have been taken into account for the current edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, 28 of which were Brazil 2014 qualifiers and the remaining 87 friendlies.