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2022 World Cup: Switzerland friendly will determine starting eleven for Portugal game – Otto Addo



Ghana head coach, Otto Addo, says the Switzerland friendly on Thursday will help determine his starting eleven for the 2022 World Cup Group H opener against Portugal.

Prior to traveling to Qatar for the World Cup, the Black Stars will meet the Rossocrociati in their final pre-World Cup friendly in Abu Dhabi.

The World Cup begins a week after the Switzerland friendly, therefore Otto Addo will use the game to gauge his team’s strength and preparedness for the competition.

The Ghanaian manager is aware of the caliber of the opponent he would be face going into the match. He says his team is up for the challenge.

“They [Switzerland] are a very strong team and they’ve shown that by qualifying for the World Cup that they are really good team,” Addo said in his pre-match presser.

“They have good players in their team who play for high clubs and for us it’s a very good test.

“Everybody’s ready, everybody’s hungry. We’re looking forward to the World Cup but surely, it’s also about positions.

“So, like the eleven is not 100% sure so everybody has the chance to show themselves again and to show us as technical staff that they’re capable of playing international games and this is a good test.

“Like I said the guys look sharp. They’re ready. It’s very good challenge for us to play Switzerland and this can also impact our decisions as to who’ll play against Portugal.”

Ghana is in 2022 World Cup Group H alongside Portugal, Uruguay, and South Korea.

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