Ghana head coach, Otto Addo was a happy man on Thursday after his team defeated Switzerland 2-0 in an international friendly match ahead of the start of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
The Black Stars yesterday locked horns with their Swiss counterpart in a friendly match staged in Abu Dhabi.
Courtesy of goals from defender Mohammed Salisu and attacker Antoine Semenyo, Ghana cruised to a deserved 2-0 win.
Speaking after the game, Coach Otto Addo stressed that it was great to see his team play good football.
He noted that his team excelled in set pieces and also won because the players did well.
“It’s really, really good for the players to see that we can score like this and but also in terms of creating chances I think we were good, it’s not only about set pieces all the time. But also, the way we played, we went deep, we had the right timing for deep runs, good positions in between the lines, good chip balls behind the lines and if we wouldbea little bit lucky today, we could have scored even more,” Coach Otto Addo indicated in his post-match interview.
Ghana at the 2022 FIFA World Cup will be one of five African countries representing the continent.
The Black Stars will compete in Group H of the group stages of the tournament. In that group, Ghana will battle it out with two-time champions Uruguay, as well as European giants Portugal.
The other group opponent is South Korea from Asia.
While the 2022 FIFA World Cup will commence on Sunday, November 20, Ghana’s Black Stars will play their first match on November 24.
Subsequently, Ghana will take on South Korea on November 28 before finishing the group stages campaign with a rematch against Uruguay.