Black Stars Defender Tariq Lamptey Reacts After Cruising Win Against Switzerland

Black Stars Defender Tariq Lamptey Reacts After Cruising Win Against Switzerland

Lukman Mumuni
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:17 PM
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  • Tariq Lamptey has reacted to Ghana's impressive win against Switzerland in the final friendly before the World Cup
  • The Brighton and Hove Albion defender played eighty minutes as the Black Stars strolled to a 2-0 win
  • Ghana will leave Abu Dhabi for Doha on Friday ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar which begins on Sunday

Black Stars right-back Tariq Lamptey has expressed delight after Ghana strolled to a 2-0 win against Switzerland in the final pre-World Cup friendly.

Second half goals from Mohammed Salisu and Antoine Semenyo ensured the Black Stars ended preparations with a morale-boosting victory.

After the game, Lamptey took to social media to share his excitement and he is already looking forward to the World Cup in Qatar.

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Tariq Lamptey has expressed joy after Ghana beat Switzerland in an international friendly. Credit: @GhanaBlackstars
Source: Twitter
"Good win, we’ll keep working. Thanks for your support, Ghana," he posted on Twitter.

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The Brighton and Hove Albion star was just making his second appearance for the four-time African champions after starting against Switzerland.

He lasted 80 minutes and was replaced by Clermont Foot's Alidu Seidu.

Ghana have been drawn in Group H alongside 2016 European champions Portugal, Asian giants South Korea and inaugural World Cup winners Uruguay.

Ghana beat Switzerland in friendly

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that defender Mohammed Salisu and forward Antoine Semenyo scored their first goals for the Black Stars as Ghana beat Switzerland in their final friendly ahead of the World Cup.

Salisu's second half rising header and Semenyo's powerful strike ensured the Black Stars leave for Qatar with their confidence boosted.

Switzerland started off well with Ruben Vargas coming close in the 6th minute after meeting a cross from Breel Embolo from the right.

Ghanaians hail Elisha Owusu

Fans of the Ghana senior national team, the Black Stars, have taken to social media to sing praises of midfielder Elisha Owusu, after his outstanding display against Switzerland in the friendly on Thursday.

The KAA Gent player was the star for the team in the first half, as the Black Stars headed into the break goalless.

Owusu's ability to win and distribute the ball effortlessly has seen him earn positive reviews from social media users.

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Lukman Abdul Mumin is a Sports Journalist based in Accra, Ghana. He has been writing for the past five years. Lukman joined Sports Brief as an Editor for the Local Desk in 2022.