World Cup: Ghana have revenge on their mind against Uruguay


Ghana will confront Uruguay in Group H on Friday knowing that a win would see them qualify to the last-16 round of the World Cup alongside Portugal.

The Black Stars are presently second in the group, two points above fourth-placed Uruguay, who need to win to have a chance of qualifying to the first knockout round of the tournament in Qatar.

Ghana will be targeting revenge against Uruguay after the extraordinary contest between the two nations in the quarter-finals of the 2010 World Cup.

Ghana can send Uruguay packing from Qatar 2022, but it was always going to be a tough ask for them to make it out of this section considering the strength of their opposition, but they are in the argument at this stage, and the fact that Portugal have already qualified could work in their favour on Friday.

A win would send Otto Addo’s team into the knockout round, while a draw would be also suffice should South Korea fail to defeat Portugal, who have already progressed Should South Korea win against Fernando Santos’s side, then second in the group would be decided on goal difference.

Ghana know their job, and it would be some narrative if they could advance for the first time since their run to the quarter-finals in 2010, having been eliminated in the group stage in 2014 before failing to qualify for the finals four years ago in Russia.

Uruguay have found it tough in their opening two fixtures in Qatar, though, and they will now be confronting a Ghana side baying for revenge following their infamous contest in 2010.

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