Ghana plays host to the rest of West Africa as the GoTV WAFU Cup gets underway this afternoon in Kumasi.
Two matches will kick-start the eight-team competition reserved for only home-based players of member nations within the sub-region in the Ashanti regional capital.
Ghana’s home-based national team will get the competition underway at the Baba Yara Stadium at 15:00GMT (3:00pm local time) with a Group A opener against Sierra Leone.
The action after the opening match will continue with another fixture in the same group when Benin meets Burkina Faso at 17:00GMT (5:00pm local time).
On Friday, teams in Group B including defending champions, Togo will take to the field.
Winners of the two groups will progress to the final while the second placed team in each group will vie for third position.
The tournament runs from November, 21-28.
Thursday, November 21
Ghana v Sierra Leone – 15:00GMT (3:00pm local time)
Benin v Burkina Faso 17:00GMT (5:00pm local time)