The Black starts of Ghana head coach, Chris Hughton has named a strong lineup to face Comoros in the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.
The last time Ghana played ‘The Coelacanths’ at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, the Black Stars lost 3-2 to bow out of the tournament at the group stage.
Comoros vs. Ghana Match Preview
In the 2026 World Cup qualifiers, Comoros will face off against Ghana in what promises to be an exciting encounter on Tuesday.
Both teams will be hoping to continue with their positive start to their campaigns, making this match a crucial one for their aspirations of qualifying for the prestigious tournament.
The match is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, November 21, 2023, at the Stade Malouzini in Moroni, the capital of Comoros.
Comoros, a small island nation located off the eastern coast of Africa, has been steadily improving in recent years.
They have achieved significant success in international competitions, including the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, where they made it to the knockout stages.
En route to the knockout stages, the Coelacanths stunned Ghana 3-2 in the last group game in Garoua, Cameroon.
With an experienced and disciplined squad, Comoros will be aiming to build on their 4-2 win over Central African Republic a few days ago and make a strong statement against the Black Stars.
On the other hand, Ghana, a traditional powerhouse of African football, will enter this match as favourites.
With a rich footballing history and a talented pool of players, Ghana has consistently been a force to reckon with on the continent.
They will be eager to continue their strong performances and secure their place in the World Cup once again, having participated in the 2006, 2010, 2014, and 2022 editions.
The Black Stars needed a goal deep in stoppage-time to secure a 1-0 victory over Madagascar in the first game last Friday at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi.
Both teams boast a number of key players who will have a crucial role to play in this contest.
Comoros will rely heavily on the likes of captain Youssouf M’Changama, Faiz Selemani, and Ahmed Mogni.
These players will be tasked with breaking down Ghana’s solid defence and creating scoring opportunities for their team.
Ghana, on the other hand, will look to their experienced campaigners to guide them to victory. The likes of Andre Ayew, Iñaki Williams, and Jordan Ayew will provide the much-needed leadership and quality in key areas of the pitch. West Ham United star Mohammed Kudus is a doubt for this game.
Tactically, it will be fascinating to see how both teams approach the game.
Comoros may adopt a more defensive stance, looking to frustrate Ghana and hit them on the counter-attack.
On the other hand, Ghana will likely dominate possession, using their technical superiority to break down Comoros’ defensive structure.
Overall, this match is poised to be an intriguing battle between two determined teams. Comoros will be eager to prove their credentials as an emerging footballing nation, while Ghana will aim to assert their dominance on the African stage once again.
With qualification to the World Cup at stake, expect both teams to give their all and provide an exciting spectacle for football fans around the world.
The Black Stars scored a 95th minute winner against Madagascar to kickstart their qualifying campaign and will hope to make it back-to-back wins and lead Group I.
The game will kick off at 4 pm, with live commentary on Joy 99.7 FM
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