Ghana face Nicaragua today – Preview

The Black Stars would be hoping to put their preparations for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 finals
back on track when they take on Nicaragua on Tuesday, in Lorca – Spain.

Ghana were silenced 3-0 by Brazil on Friday – a defeat that caused a stir in the West African

Coach Otto Addo and his men know that anything short of a convincing win on Tuesday would
dampen the spirit of Ghanaians going into the World Cup in Qatar.

Nicaragua are ranked 139 in the World but have seen an improvement in their team performance
in recent time following a seven match unbeaten run that ended on Thursday after losing 2-1 to

Still hurt by that defeat, the Central Americans see the match as an opportunity to make a case for
themselves as they aim to go all out against the Black Stars in their first ever meeting in history.

With Thomas Partey out of the team due to injury, Coach Otto Addo still has a decent squad that
can outwit their opponents following a gusty second half display against Brazil on Friday.
The introduction of debutants Salisu Mohammed, Tariq Lamptey and Inaki Williams changed the
dimension of the game as the Stars showed class and resilience against the five-time World

Ghana are paired with Portugal, South Korea and Uruguay in Group H.
The match will take place at Estadio Francisco Artes Carrasco in Lorca at 20:00 Hrs on Friday,
September 27, 2022.


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