Ghana: the Black Stars confident for the World Cup in Qatar

Ghana: the Black Stars confident for the World Cup in Qatar

Ghana are making their World Cup comeback after missing out on Russia 2018. Few expect the Black Stars to cause a stir in Qatar.

Lower ranked (61st) than the 32 teams that will participate in the 2022 World Cup in QatarGhana will struggle to repeat their historic run to the quarter-finals of the 2010 World Cup.

But the four-time African champions will have a chance to exact revenge on Uruguay after their controversial penalty shootout in 2010, when they face Luis Suarez’s side again in the final Group H game, after facing European giants Portugal and South Korea.

Ghana have won just two of their 12 matches in 2022, and the pressure is already on manager Otto Addo, who himself replaced Serbia coach Milan Rajevac at the start of the year after a poor Cup performance. of African Nations.

In March, Addo guided Ghana to qualification for their fourth World Cup by beating West African giants Nigeria by away goals. But many Ghanaians quickly lost faith in Addo and his team, whose star players are Arsenal midfielder Thomas Partey and his brothers Jordan and national team captain Andre Ayew.

The Black Stars will face Portugal on November 24 for their first game, then South Korea on November 28. The last game of Group H will take place on December 2 against Uruguay.