The Black Stars are set to play against three other nations during the group stages of the World Cup. The draw for the the World Cup groupings which just took place in Qatar saw Ghana being placed in Group H where we will play the likes of Portugal, Uruguay and South Korea in the group stage encounter.
It is worthy to note that all nations which have qualified including Ghana will receive a seed money of $ 2 million to prepare for the tournament. Thereafter, the football governing body, FIFA, shall make available $10 million to all football teams who successfully participate in the group stages, giving one a total potential income of at least $12million for participating at the World Cup.
With Ghana set to play against Portugal, South Korea and Uruguay, analysts have began scrutinizing and analyzing Ghana's chances of proceeding to the knock-out stage of the competition. At the last World Cup Ghana participated in 2018, the team barely made it past the group stages.
Well, this grouping offers Ghana the opportunity get revenge against Uruguay and Portugal. Aside Group H to which Ghana belongs, there are other groups with powerful nations drawn up. Check out the groupings below.
Group A: Qatar (hosts), Netherlands, Senegal, Ecuador
Group B: England, United States, Iran, Wales/Scotland/Ukraine
Group C: Argentina, Mexico, Poland, Saudi Arabia
Group D: France, Denmark, Tunisia, Peru/Australia/UAE
Group E: Spain, Germany, Japan, Costa Rica/New Zealand
Group F: Belgium, Croatia, Morocco, Canada
Group G: Brazil, Switzerland, Serbia, Cameroon
Group H: Portugal, Uruguay, South Korea, Ghana
Maybe, with this new crop of players and technical team, Ghana shall once again make headlines, as we did in the 2010 World Cup.
Share with us your thoughts. Does Ghana stand a chance at progressing from Group H?
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