Preparations for the World Cup started at the AFCON – Kurt Okraku

President of the Ghana Football Association, Kurt Okraku, says Ghana’s preparation for the 2022 FIFA World Cup commenced right after the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.

The Black Stars earned a return to the Mundial after missing out on the last edition in Russia four years ago, beating the Super Eagles of Nigeria to a spot in Qatar.

The draw for the tournament which takes place in November was done on Friday, April one with the Black Stars being drawn with Portugal, Uruguay and Korea Republic.

Reacting to the draw, Okraku said, “The spirit around the team has now changed and I believe that given the draw that we had, our team will be very competitive. Obviously, there are setting decisions that we need to make to set the ball rolling but Portugal – yes, Uruguay – yes, and Korea Republic, we will make it.”

“Preparations for this adventure started at the AFCON. We picked up the pieces, we engaged in those two very big games.

“So beyond that, I am sure we will regroup, I believe we are very as to how the team will look like. Some additions, the coach permitting I believe we will enjoy ourselves in Qatar and the world will enjoy the Black Stars,” he added.

The 2022 World Cup will be played between November and December in Qatar.

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