2022 World Cup: How Ghana could lineup against Portugal

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The Black Stars of Ghana will take on European giants Portugal in the opening Group H game of the Qatar 2022 World Cup.

Head Coach of the team, Otto Addo heads into the competition without some few key players. Jojo Wollacott, Baba Iddrisu and Richard Ofori are ruled of the World Cup due to injuries.

Despite the absence of the trio, Otto Addo still has a good team to pick from. The likes of Thomas Partey, Andre Ayew, Inaki Williams, Kamal Sowah, Tariq Lamptey, Mohammed Salisu and so on are available for selection.

Otto Addo is expected to deploy a 3-4-3 formation in bid to nullify the attacking prowess of the star-studded Portugal team.

Lawrence Ati-Zigi who is the most experienced goalkeeper in Ghana’s squad is expected to be handed a starting role.

Daniel Amartey, Alexander Djiku and Mohammed Salisu are expected to occupy the center-back positions, while Tariq Lamptey and Baba Rahman will occupy the right wing back and left wing back positions respectively.

New boy Salis Abdul Samed and Thomas Partey are expected to sit in front of the defense. Skipper Andre Ayew and Mohammed Kudus are expected to play slightly ahead of the duo, while Inaki Williams leads the attack

The game will be played at the Stadium 974 and will kickoff at 16:00 GMT.

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