Ghana’s cultural splendor was on full display as the Black Stars arrived in Ivory Coast for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), donned in vibrant Kente cloths that added a touch of elegance and tradition to their journey.
The team, initially departing Ghana in stylish Kaftans with a hint of African print, elevated their fashion sense by incorporating the striking Kente cloths, symbolising Ghana’s rich and diverse cultural tapestry. Accompanied by their beautiful native sandals, the contingent not only showcased their unique style but also celebrated the essence of Ghanaian culture.
The airport reception transformed into a jubilant celebration as a traditional dance group warmly welcomed the team. In a lively exchange of cultures, the players actively engaged in the celebrations, dancing alongside local performers, creating a vibrant spectacle that resonated with the spirit of unity.
The AFCON 2023, slated from January 13 to February 11, will see the Black Stars kick off their campaign against Cape Verde on Sunday, January 14, 2024, followed by matches against Egypt on January 18 and Mozambique on January 22, forming part of Group B in the tournament.