Ghana coach Otto Addo has praised fans of the senior national team for their unwavering support at
the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Thousands of Ghana fans turned up to support the side when they suffered a 3-2 defeat in their
opening group match on Thursday against Portugal.
Ghana will be counting on the support of the fans on Monday when they play South Korea as they
must secure a result to keep alive their hopes of advancing.
Speaking at a press conference ahead for the decisive Group H match against the Asians, Addo
expressed his gratitude to the fans for their unflinching support.
The boss reserved special praise for the supporters following Thursday night’s defeat.
“No matter where we go and in whatever situation we find ourselves, our fans are resolutely behind
us. I want to use this opportunity to thank them for their support,” Otto Addo said during Sunday’s
“When we played our World Cup qualification against Nigeria, they fully supported us. Even here in
Qatar – there is a huge Ghanaian community here.
Ghana are bottom of the group with no points after South Korea held Uruguay to a goalless draw in
Thursday’s match of the group.
Portugal, who are top of the group with three points thanks to its victory over the Black Stars, will
take on Uruguay in the group’s other match on Monday.
The match between Ghana and 28th-ranked South Korea will be played at 1300 GMT at the
Education City Stadium in Al Rayyan, west of Doha.