- Former President of the Ghana Football Association, Kwesi Nyantakyi, has tipped Brazil to win the World Cup
- The ex-GFA capo believes the five-time world champions are favourites for the tournament to be held in Qatar
- Kwesi Nyantakyi led Ghana to three FIFA World Cup, including the historic 2010 appearance in South Africa
Kwesi Nyantakyi believes Brazil are favourites for the 2022 FIFA World Cup following their rich run of form in recent times.
The Selacaos defeated Ghana 3-0 in a friendly during the international break. Richarlison scored a brace to add to Marquinhos early header.
Nyantakyi, who was speaking to Kick TV GH, assessed the Black Stars team as he tipped Brazil for success in Qatar.
"I will wish for Ghana to win the World Cup. But realistically, if you look at this Brazil team, they can win the World Cup. They have a very strong team. I won't be surprised if they win it," Nyantakyi said as quoted by GHANASoccernet.com.
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Brazil have been in superb form since losing the Copa America to Argentina in 2021. The South Americans are on a run of 16 games without defeat, winning 12 of those matches.
Brazil beat Ghana in friendly in France
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.
Brazil thumped Ghana 8-2 in a friendly
Ghana and Brazil have had a long standing history in football, with both sides enjoying a fair bit of victories as well as enduring some failures.
A video of Ghana's worst performance against Brazil has popped up on the internet nearly three decades after the encounter.
Source: Sports Brief News