Ghana Midfielder Mohammed Kudus Reveals Black Stars' Readiness For Switzerland Friendly

Ghana Midfielder Mohammed Kudus Reveals Black Stars' Readiness For Switzerland Friendly

  • Ajax star Mohammed Kudus has declared Ghana's readiness for the upcoming World Cup in Qatar
  • The Black Stars will face Switzerland in their final friendly in Abu Dhabi on Friday ahead of the tournament
  • Ghana have been drawn in Group H alongside Portugal, South Korea and inaugural World Cup winners Uruguay

Mohammed Kudus insists the Black Stars are ready to face Switzerland in their final friendly before the World Cup in Qatar.

The four-time African champions will engage the European side on Thursday as they round up preparations for the tournament in Qatar.

According to Kudus, the game against the Swiss will be like Ghana's first match at the World Cup.

Mohammed Kudus, Ghana, Black Stars, Abu Dhabi, Switzerland
Mohammed Kudus has revealed that the Black Stars are ready for the Switzerland friendly. Credit: @GhanaBlackstars
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"Preparations have been good and the whole team looks ready and fit so we will go and give our best and prepare for the World Cup ahead," he said in a pre-match interview.

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"All these three games are preparations for the World Cup, tomorrow is another game. The past two are finished and gone so we will use this game as our first game at the World Cup to really create the intensity and energy to get ready for the tournament."

Kudus is expected to be Ghana's talisman at the World Cup after an explosive start to the 2022/23 season with Ajax Amsterdam.

The Black Stars have been drawn in a tough group alongside Portugal, South Korea and Uruguay.

Kudus relishing Ronaldo challenge

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Mohammed Kudus says he is motivated to play against one of the greatest of all-time Cristiano Ronaldo.

The Ajax star will line up for Ghana when they face 2016 European champions Portugal in the opening Group H game at the World Cup in Qatar.

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For Kudus, Ronaldo is an icon and to share the pitch with him at the World Cup will be a moment to savor.

Kudus scores in Ajax win

Mohammed Kudus scored on his return to the Ajax starting lineup, as the Dutch champions travelled to Scotland to beat Glasgow Rangers.

The Ghana international also served an assist in the 3-1 victory in Glasgow, to end Group A in third place.

Kudus served the provider for Steven Berghuis' opener after just four minutes, before he turned scorer on the half-hour mark with a brilliant finish.

Source: SportsBrief.com