The Black Stars program ahead of the tournament is as follows:
1. Local training session at the St Thomas Aquinas Senior High School on 28th December , 2016 to 1st January, 2017
2. Press Conference to announce players for the 2017 AFCON on 31st December, 2016 at 12noon at the GFA Conference room.
3. Departure to UAE for a 12 day pre tournament training from 2nd to 13th January, 2017.
4. Departure from UAE to Gabon for 2017 AFCON