The Black Stars of Ghana will hold their first training session today ahead of their upcoming international friendly against Mali.

The four time African champions will play the Eagles of Mali on Friday, October 09, before taking on 2022 FIFA World Cup host Qatar, three days later, both games will be played in Antalya, Turkey.

Coach CK Akonnor and his technical team are expected to start working with the players who arrived in camp on Sunday with others expected to join today after featuring for their respective teams over the weekend.

The match will form part of preparations of both countries ahead of the AFCON.

Ghana are currently leading the AFCON 2022 group F qualifiers with six points while Mali are topping group A with four points.