Footage of Ghanaian Fans Storming Qatar in Excitement Ahead of World Cup Emerges

Footage of Ghanaian Fans Storming Qatar in Excitement Ahead of World Cup Emerges

Lukman Mumuni
  • Fans of the Black Stars of Ghana have already started celebrating ahead of the start of the 2022 FIFA World Cup
  • The Black Stars are yet to arrive in Qatar for the tournament which begins on November 20, 2022
  • Ghana have been drawn in Group H alongside 2016 European champions Portugal, Uruguay and South Korea

Fans of the Ghanaian national football team have stormed the city of Doha in jubilant mood, as they await the arrival of the Black Stars.

The Black Stars are expected to arrive in Qatar this week ahead of the commencement of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

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Ghanaian football fans have been spotted jamming ahead of the World Cup in Qatar. Credit: @ESPNFC @ghanafaofficial
Source: Twitter

In a video posted on social media, hundreds of fans took to Qatar's capital to sing and dance, as they build up the excitement ahead of the competition.

The Black Stars are making a return to the World Cup after missing the 2018 edition in Russia.

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Having performed well in their first two appearances at the world stage, despite being tagged as underdogs, there are a lot of expectations on the current team.

Ghana coach Otto Addo will name his final 26-man squad for the World Cup on Monday, November 14.

The four-time African champions have been drawn in Group H alongside Portugal, South Korea and Uruguay.

Stephan Ambrosius misses World Cup

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Karlsruher defender Stephan Ambrosius' World Cup dreams have been shattered, after he picked up an injury during his side's Bundesliga II game against Holstein Kiel.

Despite playing the entire duration of the 4-1 defeat to Kiel, the German-born centre-back felt pain as he walked off the pitch.

Via his social media platforms, Ambrosius confirmed he will miss the upcoming games - and most importantly - the World Cup in Qatar.

Gyan reacts cryptically to player omissions

Asamoah Gyan joined the conversation online, following the omission of three players from the Black Stars team headed to the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

The 36-year-old, who will miss the World Cup himself, has been monitoring events with regards to the senior national team.

According to GHANASoccernet, Joseph Paintsil, Majeed Ashimeru and Felix Afena-Gyan have all been dropped by coach Addo ahead of announcing his final squad.