Southampton defender Mohammed Salisu is confident Ghana will excel at the 2022 FIFA World Cup following the qualities at coach Otto Addo’s disposal.
Ghana concluded their 2022 World Cup preparation in Abu Dhabi with a 2-0 friendly win over Switzerland on Thursday at the Zayed Sports complex.
Mohammed Salisu and Antoine Serlom Semenyo scored in the second half to ensure the West Africans head into the World Cup on a high note.
“I should have scored a first-half goal but missed it. In my mind, I felt I needed to score when I got the second chance in the second half,” Salisu told Joy Sports.
“We’re all from different clubs but we have good quality in the team.
“They are playing at the top level. It’s a young team with good talent. If we focus on our journey, we can do more.”
Ghana will leave Abu Dhabi for Doha today ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar and are expected to arrive this evening to continue with preparations for the World Cup finals
Black Stars. who are the lowest-ranked team at the tournament have been drawn in Group H alongside Portugal, South Korea and Uruguay.
Ghana will take on Portugal in their first game on November 24 before playing South Korea and Uruguay on November 28 and December 2 respectively.
Ghana secured a 4th FIFA World Cup tournament having participated in 2006, 2010, and 2014 in Germany, South Africa, and Brazil after drawing 1-1 against Nigeria in the return leg of the final play-offs at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja to seal qualification on the away goals rule.
The 2022 FIFA World Cup takes place between November 20 and December 18, 2022.
Only three sides from the continent have ever progressed to the quarter-finals; Cameroon in 1990, Senegal in 2002, and Ghana in 2010.
Ghana will be hoping to progress from the group stage at this year’s tournament.