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The Black Stars arrived in the north African country in the early hours of Monday for the World Cup play-off return leg against the Pharaohs

Ghana landed in Cairo during the wee hours of Monday ahead of their World Cup qualifying play-off against Egypt.

The Black Stars, who have been camping in Turkey since last week, will hold their first training session at the Air Defence Stadium - the venue for the much-talked about tie - to get acquainted with its facilities.

Kwesi Appiah’s 24-man playing squad is in a pole position to qualify for the 2014 World Cup after mauling the Pharaohs 6-1 during the first-leg in Kumasi on October 15.

The return leg is on Tuesday and the aggregate winner qualifies for Brazil 2014. Ghana are hoping to make a third successive appearance at the global football fiesta whiles Egypt set sight to return to the Mundial since 1990.