Ghana beat Switzerland to boost morale ahead of first WC match against Portugal

The Black Stars of Ghana beat Switzerland 2-0 in an international friendly on Thursday, 17 November 2022 at the Abu Dhabi’s Zayed Sports Stadium to boost the team’s confidence ahead of the Fifa World Cup.

Mohammed Salisu and Antoine Semenyo scored their debut goals for the Black Stars in the second half after a goalless first 45 minute.

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After an impressive first half, coach Otto Addo introduced Antoine Semenyo, Kofi Kyereh, Kamal Sowah and Kamaldeen Sulemana to replace Elisha Owusu, Afriyie Barnieh, Iñaki Williams and Jordan Ayew in the second half.

Salisu rose high to head home the opener from a Kofi-Kyereh corner after the Swiss defenders failed to clear.

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Bristol City striker Antoine Semenyo scored his first goal and Ghana’s second after shooting home from close range a pass from Kamaldeen Sulemana who made an impressive run on the left wing.

The Black Stars will open their World Cup campaign on November 24 against Portugal in Group H.


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