Ghana U-23 national team known us The Black Meteors survived a near mishap in the air during their flight to Gabon for the 2nd-leg of the U-23 AFCON qualifier.
The team were on their way to Gabon for the 2nd leg of the U-23 AFCON qualifier where the Asky Airline on which the team was travelling on could not land due to bad weather.
However, the Ghanaian contingent endured a hectic time, spending more than an hour in the air before successfully landing in Libreville.
The head coach, Ibrahim Tanko stated that the incident was scary but every member of the team and the technical staff is safe.
“We arrived in Gabon safely but very scary. We were in the sky for almost two hours but couldn’t land because of bad weather and had to go to Douala, Cameroon instead of Libreville, Gabon and wait for more than one hour, before trying again. Thank God for travelling mercy. We are now in our hotel,” he revealed.
Ghana beat Gabon 4-0 on Saturday at the Accra Sports Stadium in their CAF U23 cup of Nations penultimate qualifying round.
The Black Meteors are scheduled to face the Gabonese U-23 team again on Tuesday March 26, for the 2nd-leg.