Black Stars head coach, C.K. Akonnor, says he is confident of Ghana’s chances of qualifying for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
Ghana has been drawn alongside South Africa, Zimbabwe and Ethiopia in the second round of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ qualification.
Ghana was selected as the final team in Group G by Ghana-born French World Cup winner Marcel Desailly at the draw held on Tuesday, January 21, 2019, at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Cairo, Egypt.
“I cannot say that it is an easy group. It is important to respect all the teams. I know every team’s desire will be to qualify for the World Cup.
Ghana is a great footballing nation and it is our dream to get to the World Cup and we will put in the hard work to qualify.
We know that the other teams in the group will do their bit to go to Qatar too but we will put in hard work and we know that hard work pays.” he said after the draw.
Below is the entire draw;
Group A: Algeria, Burkina Faso, Niger, Djibouti
Group B: Tunisia, Zambia, Mauritania, Equatorial Guinea
Group C: Nigeria, Cape Verde Islands, Central African Republic, Liberia
Group D: Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Mozambique, Malawi
Group E: Mali, Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda
Group F: Egypt, Gabon, Libya, Angola
Group G: Ghana, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia
Group H: Senegal, Congo, Namibia, Togo
Group I: Morocco, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Sudan
Group J: Congo DR, Benin, Madagascar, Tanzania