Egyptian Sports Minister Taher Abouzaid led the first batch of supporters that arrived in Ghana on Monday ahead of the crucial World Cup qualifier against Ghana.
A team of 100 supporters arrived at the Kotoka International Airport at around 5:35 am (local time) aboard Ethiopia Airways.
Thirty of them were flown straight to Kumasi with the rest checking in at the plush Movenpick Hotel in Accra.
Another batch of supporters are expected to arrive this evening before the final batch on Tuesday morning.
Five hundred (500) supporters in all are expected to arrive for Tuesday’s clash at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi.
The Ghana FA have already made tickets available for the away fans for the game.
The fans have already acknowledged the warm reception accorded them and are eagerly awaiting Tuesday’s match.
“The Ghanaian authorities have received us very well. We are happy with all the arrangements that have been made,” a member of the delegation told GHANAsoccernet.com.
“Ghana is a very nice place. The hotel accommodation is very good so we have nothing to complain about.”