Ghanaian fans in Zambia are being threatened with violence if the Black Stars beat the Chipolopolo to qualify to the 2014 World Cup play-offs, reports in the local media have claimed.
Irate Zambia fans are unhappy with what they claimed are unfair treatment meted out to them by their host ahead of their must-win game at the Baba Yara stadium.
The Zambia FA shockingly accused their counterpart for their shambolic travel arrangement which saw the team’s arrival delayed by a day.
The team was denied access to train at the Baba Yara stadium on Thursday evening following their late arrival, prompting protestation from Zambia officials.
The Ghana FA has not taken kindly to the ‘cheap’ tactics being adopted by the visitors with FA President Kwesi Nyantakyi mincing no words in criticizing them for their unprofessional conduct.
Media reports in Ghana have suggested Ghanaians living in Zambia are being threatened with violence if the Black Stars qualify to the final phase of the qualifying round at their expense.
The Black Stars have lost to their opponent in the last meetings with the country’s last victory against the Southern African side spanning 21 years ago.
The stakes are high for both teams but it’s the Zambians who are more desperate since they require a win at all cost to advance to the next stage.
Kumasi is bubbling with lots of activities ahead of the BIG showdown between the two nemesis.