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2022 World Cup: Ghana’s group opponent South Korea to play Egypt in friendly

Published on: 27 May 2022

South Korea, Ghana's 2022 FIFA World Cup opponent, will play Egypt in a friendly ahead of the global showpiece in Qatar.

The Egyptian Football Association (EFA) has announced that the Pharaohs will face South Korea in a friendly match.

The match is part of Korea's preparation for the competition, which begins in November.

Ghana are also in a group with Portugal and Uruguay, which has been dubbed "difficult" by many. The favourites to advance to the knockout stage are Portugal and Uruguay.

Black Stars, on the other hand, are confident of progressing from the group.

Ghana will play Portugal in their first encounter, South Korea next and then Uruguay in their final group stage match, a rematch of the 2010 quarter-final meeting in South Korea.

For now, Black Stars are focused on upcoming assignments as they face Madagascar and the Central African Republic in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers in June.

Black Stars face Madagascar in their first match of the 2023 AFCON qualifiers on June 1 at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium.

For the second match against the Central African Republic, Ghana will travel to Angola.

They will then compete in a four-nation tournament against Japan, Chile, and Tunisia as part of their preparations for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in November.

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