Iceland Confirm Pre-World Cup Friendly Against of Black Stars of Ghana In June

Iceland have confirmed that they will play Ghana in an international friendly few days before their participation in the 2018 World Cup.

The Football Association of Iceland announced they will face the Black Stars in their final preparation match on 7 June.

The game will be played in the city of Laugardalsvellir to wrap up their preparations for the competition in Russia.

“Our Men’s Team A will play against Ghana at Laugardalsvellir on June 7th,” a statement on the official website of the Icelandic Federation read.

“The game will be the last game of the team in preparation for World Cup 2018 in Russia.”

The announcement of the match comes as a big boost for the Black Stars despite failing to qualify for the tournament to be played in Russia

The Ghana Football Association hinted at a playing some friendly matches failing to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia to better their FIFA rankings but could not concretise it.

The Icelandic Federation announced on Friday means barring last-minute hitches the team will engage the four-time African Champions in their “last game” before going to Russia.

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