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Ghana’s 2022 World Cup qualifying opponents South Africa see off Uganda in friendly game

Published on: 11 June 2021
Ghana’s 2022 World Cup qualifying opponents South Africa see off Uganda in friendly game
Bongani Zungu of South Africa (c) walks off in disappointment during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals football match between South Africa and Morocco at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, Egypt on 01 July 2019 ©Gavin Barker/BackpagePix

Ghana’s 2022 FIFA World Cup Group G rivals South Africa did enough to defeat Uganda 3-2 in a friendly encounter on Thursday night.

After a disappointing first half, Bafana Bafana came back strong in the last 45 minutes to beat a spirited Uganda 3-2 at the Orlando Stadium in Soweto.

Both countries were using the match as part of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers starting in September.

Bafana Bafana — who are in a rebuilding phase — will face Ghana South Africa, Zimbabwe and Ethiopia.

The Black Stars are already in the same qualifying group with South Africa for the 2021 African Cup of Nations in Cameroon.

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