Ghana Squad for the FIFA World Cup 2022

Here we added a Projected Ghana Squad for FIFA World Cup 2022. The World Cup is the largest International Football competition in history as well as the most-watched athletic event in the entire world. Every four years, 32 teams fight for the title of World Cup champion (though there has been talking of hosting the World Cup every other year by FIFA president Gianni Infantino). For the first time ever in the Middle East, the competition will be held in Qatar.

Qatar won the 2010 Sepp Blatter Award by defeating the United States, South Korea, Japan, and Australia. We then learned that two members of the FIFA Executive Committee had had their voting privileges suspended due to claims that they would take money in exchange for their votes. For the first time, the World Cup is being held in our winter months to prevent any potential health problems and the stifling heat that Qatar faces in June and July.

Ghana Squad for the FIFA World Cup 2022
Ghana Squad © Greg Lea

The 21st World Cup for men and the 22nd overall are being played in Qatar. Since 1930, FIFA has overseen arranging World Cups. In that year’s first World Cup, Uruguay served as the host country and won the championship game 4-2 over Argentina. The US came in third. It has occurred every four years since 1930, except for 1942 and 1946, which were postponed because of World War II. Here we added a Projected Ghana Squad for FIFA World Cup 2022.

As a special step in reaction to the COVID-19 outbreak, national managers were allowed to send 26 players to the European Championship last summer, whereas the Copa America the year prior allowed teams of 28 players. Instead of the usual 23-man teams, 26-player squads will be used for the World Cup in Qatar.

Ghana Squad for the FIFA World Cup 2022

The 39-man provisional squad for Holland to compete in the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar includes Ghanaians Jeremie Frimpong and Brian Brobbey who were born in the Netherlands. With less than a month until the international competition, the inclusion of the pair might put an end to Ghana’s pursuit of Frimpong and Brobbey.

Also read: History of FIFA World Cup

For Bayer Leverkusen this season, Frimpong has been in outstanding form, scoring four goals, and dishing out two assists while playing defense, and Brobbey has been explosive for Ajax. Before November 15, Holland’s manager Luis Van Gaal will announce his final tournament roster, and if he includes the youngsters, any potential switch to Ghana will be over. Here we added a Projected Ghana Squad for FIFA World Cup 2022.

PositionPlayerClubAgeCaps2022 World Cup
Qualifiers
GoalkeeperRichard AttahHearts of Oak (GHA)2700
GoalkeeperAbdul Manaf NurudeenEupen (BEL)2320
GoalkeeperRichard OforiOrlando Pirates (GHA)28252
GoalkeeperJoe WollacottCharlton Athletic (ENG)26116
DefenderDaniel AmarteyLeicester City (ENG)27437
DefenderJoseph AidooCelta Vigo (SPA)27102
DefenderAlexander DijkuStrasbourg (FRA)28187
DefenderTariq LampteyBrighton (ENG)2210
DefenderStephan AmbrosiusKarlsruher (GER)2300
DefenderGideon MensahAJ Auxerre (FRA)24113
DefenderJonathan MensahColumbus Crew (USA)32701
DefenderAbdul MuminRayo Vallecano (ESP)2400
DefenderDenis OdoiClub Brugge (BEL)3442
DefenderNicholas OpokuAmiens (FRA)25140
DefenderMohamed SalisuSouthampton (ENG)2310
DefenderAlidu SeiduClermont Foot (FRA)2220
DefenderBaba RahmanReading (ENG)28475
DefenderJeffrey SchluppCrystal Palace (ENG)29201
MidfielderDavid AbagnaReal Tamale (GHA)2410
MidfielderMajeed AshimeruAnderlecht (BEL)2521
MidfielderIddrisu BabaMallorca (ESP)26188
MidfielderMohammed KudusAjax (NED)22166
MidfielderDaniel-Kofi KyerehFreiburg (GER)26127
MidfielderEmmanuel LomoteyMalmo (SWE)2472
MidfielderElisha OwusuGent (BEL)2421
MidfielderThomas ParteyArsenal (ENG)29407
MidfielderYaw YeboahColumbus Crew (USA)2543
ForwardDaniel AfriyieHearts of Oak (GHA)2120
ForwardFelix Afena-GyanCremonese (ITA)1992
ForwardAndre AyewAl Sadd (QAT)321075
ForwardJordan AyewCrystal Palace (ENG)31827
ForwardOsman BukariRed Star Belgrade (SRB)2352
ForwardJoel FameyehRubin Kazan (RUS)2562
ForwardAbdul Fatawu Issahaku Sporting (POR)18114
ForwardEmmanuel GyasiSpezia (ITA)2830
ForwardRansford Yeboah KonigsdorfferHamburg (GER)2110
ForwardJoseph PaintsilGenk (BEL)2450
ForwardAntoine SemenyoBristol City (ENG)2210
ForwardKamaldeen SulemanaStade Rennes (FRA)20115
ForwardInaki WilliamsAthletic Club (ESP)2810
Projected Ghana Squad for World Cup 2022

You may always pray for divine intervention in addition to bringing in a tonne of new players, adjusting formations, or changing coaches. Just one month before the start of the tournament in Qatar, the Ghanaian government, and the national football association (GFA) have decided to take the last course of action.

The country will observe two national days of prayer and fasting, with the Muslim majority participating on Friday and the Christian community on Sunday. We’ll have to wait and see if it can benefit the Black Stars team, as Ghana entered the finals with the lowest ranking of the 32 teams, at 61st in the globe.

In Group H, the four-time African champions will play Uruguay, who eliminated Ghana in the 2010 quarterfinals, before facing Portugal and South Korea. Here we added a Projected Ghana Squad for FIFA World Cup 2022.

But after failing to qualify for Russia 2018, doubts about coach Otto Addo and his team have overtaken hopes for a triumphant comeback to the international stage. After former manager Milovan Rajevac was fired in January following a humiliating group-stage loss from the Africa Cup of Nations, the former player assumed leadership.

The Black Stars have had a shaky run since Addo helped motivate the team to defeat tough West African rivals Nigeria on away goals in March to qualify for their fourth World Cup. Currently, the government and GFA are moving toward the well-known African prayer, “What God cannot do, does not exist.”

Ghana began their 2023 Nations Cup qualification campaign in June with a 3-0 home victory over Madagascar and a 1-1 away tie with the Central African Republic. The team then performed poorly at the invitational Kirin Cup competition in Japan, losing 4-1 to the hosts before drawing 0-0 with Chile. It was a September to forget.

After losing to Brazil 3-0 in a friendly match in France, Ghana struggled to defeat Nicaragua, who is ranked 81 places lower than them in the Fifa rankings, 1-0 in Spain.

Ghana‘s troubles and sluggish performances have raised questions about the team’s potential on the field, and after changing coaches and looking to the diaspora for new players this year, the nation has now resorted to God. Of Ghana’s 32 million inhabitants, 71% are Christians, 17% are Muslims, and a minor percentage practice traditional indigenous religion.

With many people visiting the church on weeknights, all-night prayer vigils being frequent, and signs advertising Christian gatherings dotting the streets, those statistics understate the fervor of everyday faith. Ghana is a Christian nation, and the government has designated a day for fasting and prayer for the national team, according to Owusu Boakye Amando, an Aston Villa and Ghanaian supporter of BBC Sport Africa.

“Christians will also pray for the national team when Muslims begin. This is crucial so that we may send them our best wishes as they travel to Qatar.”

On social media, some Ghanaians have questioned Addo’s lack of game management and dedication to the West African country. The 47-year-old is juggling his obligations to Ghana with a coaching position at former Bundesliga team Borussia Dortmund in Germany, where he played for six years.

There isn’t much time left to settle things on the field because Ghana still has a friendly against Switzerland in Abu Dhabi on November 17 before the competition. When the Black Stars play Portugal in their first group match a week from now, they might need more than just prayers to succeed.

For the 2022 World Cup, Ghana head coach Addo has a wide range of superstars at his disposal who are stationed in Europe. During his 16-year playing career, Addo, a former winger who was born in Germany, played for Borussia Dortmund, Mainz, Hamburg, Hannover, and Hamburg. He also won 15 caps for his country. Former Premier League manager Chris Hughton, who has had managerial positions with teams in England including Newcastle, Norwich City, and Brighton, is also a member of the Ghana technical team.

The Black Stars, who had previously advanced to the Round of 16 in 2006 and the quarterfinals in 2010, will be aiming to reclaim their past glory as they attempt to reach the knockout stages for the third time in their existence. Here we added a Projected Ghana Squad for FIFA World Cup 2022.

Thomas Partey, an Arsenal midfielder who will control the pitch’s middle, is the most well-known player on the Ghana team. Partey is in fantastic form going into the World Cup and his presence is a significant part of why the Gunners are fighting for the Premier League champions this season.

The Ayew brothers are key figures in the Ghana national team, despite not being well-known elsewhere. Andre is one of the tournament’s most capped players and is the one who dons the captain’s armband.

Ghana has a strong defensive depth and can rely on several elite players. Daniel Amartey of Leicester City, who is having difficulty at the club level but is a reliable contributor to the national squad, is the leader.

Denis Odoi, who was dropped by Fulham, is excelling at Club Brugge, and putting on great Champions League performances. Odoi and Amartey both have the adaptability to play wherever in the backline.

Alexander Dijku, a Frenchman, saw extensive action during World Cup qualifying, but Strasbourg is having defensive issues in Ligue 1. Mohamed Salisu of Southampton has only recently joined the national squad, but he has a bright future.

The assault is strong and features a lot of up-and-coming talent. Issahaku Fatawu, 18, and Kamaldeen Sulemana, 20, both have double-digit national team appearances at a young age and are in good form for club and country. Inaki Williams, 28, is performing admirably for Athletic Bilbao this season and should contribute despite his lack of international experience.

The forward group for Ghana is young and talented enough to assist the Black Stars in gradually replacing the seasoned Ayew brothers, who will still play a significant role at this World Cup. Ghana benefits from Partey’s presence in midfield, but the choices beyond the Arsenal player are limited.

Although Daniel Kofi-Kyereh is a solid player, he doesn’t contribute much offensively and has missed some time due to injury in the lead-up to the World Cup. Mohammed Kudus is a talented young player for Ajax; however, he primarily serves as a substitute.

Ghana Squad’s Goalkeepers for the FIFA World Cup 2022

Richard Ofori and Abdul Nurudeen will attempt to outbid Joe Wollacott for a spot on the plane to Qatar, although Wollacott is anticipated to be the first-choice keeper at the World Cup. Here we added a Projected Ghana Squad for FIFA World Cup 2022.

NameClub
Richard OforiOrlando Pirates
Abdul NurudeenEupen
Joe WollacottCharlton Athletic
Richard AttahHearts of Oak
Ibrahim DanlandAsate Kotoko
Lawrence Ati-ZigiSt. Gallen
Ghana Squad Goalkeepers

Ghana Squad’s Defenders for the FIFA World Cup 2022

Mohammed Salisu, Alexander Djiku, and Daniel Amartey are vying for a spot in Qatar and hope to defend Ghana in the World Cup.

Tariq Lamptey of Brighton could possibly make a case for inclusion now that it has been confirmed that he would represent Ghana at the international level, and Abdul Rahman Baba will also be high on Addo’s list.

NameClub
Tariq LampteyBrighton
Denis OdoiClub Brugge
Mohammed SalisuSouthampton
Gideon MensahBordeaux
Joseph AidooCelta Vigo
Baba RahmanReading
Daniel AmarteyLeicester City
Alexander DjikuStrasbourg
Alidu SeiduClermont
Stephan AmbrosiusKarlsruher
Jonathan MensahColombus Crew
Abdul MuminRayo Vallecano
Nicholas OpokuAmiens
Ghana Squad’s Defenders

Ghana Squad’s Midfielders for the FIFA World Cup 2022

The essential midfielders for Addo are Mohammed Kudus, Thomas Partey, and Andre Ayew. Alfred Duncan of Fiorentina hasn’t played much recently for Ghana, but he won’t have given up on his chances just yet. Here we added a Projected Ghana Squad for FIFA World Cup 2022.

NameClub
Thomas ParteyArsenal
Elisha OwusuGent
Daniel-Kofi KyerehFreiburg
Andre AyewAl Sadd
Mohammed KudusAjax
Iddrisu BabaMallorca
Augustine OkrahBechem United
Yaw YeboahColumbus Crew
Alfred DuncanFiorentina
Emmanuel LomoteyMalmo
Majeed AshimeruAnderlecht
Ghana Squad’s Midfielders

Ghana Squad’s Attackers for the FIFA World Cup 2022

Jordan Ayew is a lock to make the World Cup roster, but he also anticipates that Sporting’s Abdul Issahaku and Roma’s Felix Afena-Gyan will join the attack. After declaring his availability to play for Ghana earlier this year, Inaki Williams is another obvious choice for Ghana.

NameClub
Abdul IssahakuSporting
Jordan AyewCrystal Palace
Osman BukariRed Star Belgrade
Felix Afena-GyanCremonese
Inaki WilliamsAthletic Bilbao
Kamaldeen SulemanaRennes
Antoine SemenyoBristol City
Benjamin TettehHull City
Richmond BoakyeLamia
Daniel AfriyieHearts of Oak
Ranford Yeboah-KonigsdorfferHamburg
Ghana Squad’s Attackers
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