Black Stars of Ghana Arrive in Qatar Ahead of World Cup Cladded in Beautiful African Wear. The Black Stars of Ghana announced their presence in Qatar in a fashionable way after arriving in traditional wear on Friday.
The team touched down in Doha on Friday evening after leaving Abu Dhabi, where they spent the last four days.
Ghana will head to their base where the final leg of preparations start ahead of the opener against Portugal on Thursday.
In photos posted on social media, the players, technical team and management members of the Black Stars were spotted in their smock.
The Black Stars are return to the global showpiece after missing the 2018 edition in Russia four years ago.
The four-time African champions have been drawn in Group H alongside Portugal, South Korea and Uruguay.
Ghana head to the tournament after a morale-boosting win against Switzerland in the final warm up game on Thursday.
Ghana beat Switzerland in friendly
Earlier, Sports Brief reported that defender Mohammed Salisu and forward Antoine Semenyo scored their first goals for the Black Stars as Ghana beat Switzerland in their final friendly ahead of the World Cup.
Salisu’s second half lofting header and Semenyo’s powerful strike ensured the Black Stars leave for Qatar with their confidence boosted.
Switzerland started off well with Ruben Vargas coming close in the 6th minute after meeting a cross from Breel Embolo from the right.
Agyemang Badu vows to shave hair if Ghana fails to qualify from Group H
Former Ghana midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu has pledged to shave his hair if the Black Stars fail to qualify from Group H at the World Cup.
The four-time African champions have been drawn with 2016 European champions Portugal, Asian giants South Korea and inaugural World Cup winners Uruguay.
Ghana head to the tournament as the lowest ranked nation, but Agyemang-Badu remains optimistic of the Black Stars’ chances.