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SA step up AFCON preparation

2015-01-12 12:29
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Cape Town - African Cup of Nations Group C is setting up to be fiercer with the teams continuing their preparations.

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Ghana's group opponents are Senegal, Algeria and South Africa.

Favorites Algeria play Tunisia, who will also be in Equatorial Guinea, on Sunday in a friendly. Elsewhere, Senegal, who Ghana face in their opening game of the tournament, beat Gabon 1-0 in Casablanca on Friday.

Senegal next play Guinea on Tuesday.

South Africa will play Mali on Wednesday after beating Zambia 1-0 a week ago before drawing 1-1 with Cameroon in on Saturday.

Ghana have also played two games against Portuguese second-tier side Olhanense and Dutch top-flight club SC Cambuur last week, winning 3-0 and drawing 1-1 respectively.

They will play a final friendly against German top-flight side Freiburg on Wednesday before flying out for the tournament.

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