Former Ghana international John Painstil is confident the Black Stars see off the threat from opponents to top Group G of 2022 World Cup qualifiers.
The Africa’s form of the 2022 World Cup draw was held few days ago in Cairo, Egypt. The draw saw Ghana alongside South Africa, Zimbabwe and Ethiopia in Group G.
The Black Stars who have played in three World Cup tournament will be hoping to secure qualification to the 2022 World Cup to be staged in Qatar after failing to book a place at the last edition in Russia 2018.
Responding to the draw on Happy FM, legendary defender John Painstil disagreed with Ghana’s easy group tag but insisted the four-time champions will make it out from Group G.
Check out what he said about the draw:
“Looking at Ghana’s group, you might see it as an easy group but the game is changing so we need to prepare and train well so there are small teams but I am sure that we will definitely top the group.”
“Zimbabwe is not an easy team to beat at home; same for Ethiopia. Those teams are well motivated to beat us because it is Ghana they’re playing.”
“Playing away in Zimbabwe is always difficult unlike South Africa because they understand the game.”