Ghana Coach Otto Addo Reveals Black Stars Readiness For the World Cup After International Friendlies

Ghana Coach Otto Addo Reveals Black Stars Readiness For the World Cup After International Friendlies

  • Black Stars coach Otto Addo has disclosed that his team is ready for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar
  • The Black Stars played two international friendlies during the break to test their strength ahead of the tournament in November
  • Ghana lost their first friendly to Brazil before beating fellow South Americans Nicaragua on Tuesday night

Head coach of Ghana's national team, Otto Addo, has declared his team ready for the World Cup in Qatar after the friendlies against Brazil and Nicaragua in the international break.

The four-time African champions suffered defeat to Brazil last Friday but recovered to beat Nicaragua on Tuesday evening.

After the two games, Otto Addo reiterated his team's readiness for the global showpiece in November.

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Ghana coach Otto Addo has stated the Black Stars are ready for the World Cup in Qatar. Credit: @GhanaBlackstars @_ParvisDornu
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"I'm ready (for World Cup), everybody is ready", Otto Addo said in an interview as quoted by GHANASoccernet.com.

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"We qualified that's why we have to be there. In times past, Ghana has proven that we are a tournament team. I know we have to improve."

The Black Stars will engage Switzerland on November 17 in Doha, before their opening game against Portugal a week later.

Ghana have been drawn in Group C of the World Cup alongside the 2016 European champions, South Korea and Uruguay.

Fatawu Issahaku scores winner as Ghana beat Nicaragua

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Abdul Fatawu Issahaku's first half curler earned Ghana victory against Nicaragua in their penultimate friendly before the start of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

The Sporting Lisbon winger whipped in after controlling a misplaced clearance to hand the Black Stars a win at the Estadio Francisco Artes Carrasco.

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The Black Stars, after the defeat to Brazil, got off to a great start and should have broken the game's deadlock in the early minutes after Fatawu's strike deflected off a Nicaragua defender.

Richarlison scores brace as Brazil beat Ghana

Richarlison netted a first half brace as Brazil cruised to victory against Ghana in their penultimate friendly ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

Paris Saint Germain defender Marquinhos opened the scoring after eight minutes to add to Richarlison double as the South Americans defeated Ghana in Le Havre.

The Selacaos got off to a bright start with Richarlison getting the first chance after just four minutes, but the Tottenham forward missed by inches wide.

Source: SportsBrief.com