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Ghanaian Parliamentarian Confident the Black Stars Can Beat Portugal and Uruguay
- The majority leader in Ghana's Parliament Honourable Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu believes the Black Stars will excel in Qatar
- Ghana is making a return to the World Cup after edging Nigeria in the play-offs early this year
- The Black Stars have been drawn in Group H alongside Portugal, South Korea and Uruguay in the upcoming tournament
Honourable Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu, the Majority Leader in Parliament, has backed the Black Stars to victory against Portugal and Uruguay.
Ghana have been drawn in Group H against 2016 European champions Portugal, Asian giants South Korea and inaugural World Cup winners Uruguay.
The Black Stars head to the tournament as the lowest ranked nation but Mensah-Bonsu remains hopeful of the team's chances.
"The players we have now are budding stars. Players that must have efficient stamina to stand the play of Ronaldo and I am very hopeful if we gel together we should be able to conquer Portugal and Uruguay," he said on the floor of Parliament as quoted by Pulse.
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"I am hopeful but let us unite behind the players and the technical team and I believe we will perform," he added.
Ghana coach Otto Addo has named a 55-man provisional squad and will announce his final team for the tournament on November 15.
The Black Stars will begin the tournament with a clash against Portugal before facing South Korea and Uruguay respectively.
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Otto Addo names final 26-man squad for the World Cup
Black Stars coach Otto Addo has announced a 55-man provisional squad for the upcoming World Cup in Qatar.
The list sees several players making a return to the team, including Spezia captain Emmanuel Gyasi and Italy-based Caleb Ekuban.
The Ghana coach has also handed maiden call-ups to Patrick Kpozo, Salis Abdul Samed, Dauda Mohammed, Ernest Nuamah and Kamal Sowah.