essienandappiah.www.ghanalinx.comVal d’Oise, a suburb of Paris, France will host the national teams of Ghana, Ivory Coast and Cameroon before their departure for South Africa for the 2010 World Cup. The three sides, among the best in Africa, will train at the facility of CDFAS Eaubonne, a sports and recreation academy owned by the Val d’Oise department.

According to, a French news site, the centre’s assistant director Philippe Demaret said: “We are happy to host the three best teams from Africa, and I can confirm that Ivory Coast, Ghana and Cameroon will train at our Michel Hidalgo Stadium, which is already set to welcome these African stars.”

The players will be residing at the Hotel du Lac d’Enghien-les-Bains during their sojourn at the sports complex, according to

Ivory Coast’s FA confirmed this arrangement to but says nothing has been finalised


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