Outright Odds: 250/one
Team E Winners: twelve/one
After successful 4 African Cup of Nations titles and producing gamers of your calibre of Abedi Pele and Tony Yeboah, the Black Stars have capable for the earth Cup finals for The very first time in 10 attempts, stretching back to 1962.
Inspite of getting a power in African soccer amongst the 1960s and nineteen eighties, qualification for the globe Cup was under no circumstances a serious workout and much more lately the country endured from very poor administration both on and off the pitch to scupper their attempts to reach the 1994, 1998 and 2002 finals.
Even so, this issue was eradicated below new supervisor Ratomir Dujkovic. The Serbian took more than in December 2004 immediately after Portuguese coach Mariano Barreto Stop 4 months before. Dujkovic appreciated achievements with Rwanda, top a staff dubbed as no hopers to their first African Cup of Nations finals in 2004.
His influence was very clear as Ghana received four of their five remaining qualifying fixtures, such as a 2-0 absent victory about South Africa and sooner or later topping their group by five factors at the expenditure on the Bafana Bafana.
In which Ghana excel is in midfield. Chelseas Michael Essien is actually a key participant for his nation and it has also shone at club amount, despite criticism of his 24.four million value tag imposed by former club Lyon. They're captained by left-footed Stephen Appiah who now plys his trade at Turkish outfit Fenerbahce subsequent eight seasons in Italy with Udinese, Parma, Brescia and Juventus. Sulley Muntari also delivers with him Serie A knowledge as he is at this time within the publications at Udinese.
Ghana happen to be boosted in defence with the return of Roma centre 50 % Samuel Kuffor. The former Bayern Munich defender was away from favour next a dispute With all the coach but due to the fact apologising he is back in rivalry. Even with no him Ghana boasted a suggest defence, conceding just 4 goals in 10 qualifying matches, the the very least of any African country.
Irrespective of a solid setup, Ghana go into their Environment Cup group given that the unfancied outsiders which could operate to their benefit. They are really pitted towards one of many tournament favourites in Italy on their own opening match so there isn't any real tension for them. The team have gelled properly underneath Dujkovic and so are able to causing an opening match upset.
Beyond that they may struggle because they deficiency players using a real cutting edge in assault. The accountability will probably be on Vitesses Matthew Amoah and Modenas twenty-12 months aged striker Gyan Asamoah.
Ghana are able to catching out gradual-starters Italy in their very first match and qualifying within the group will be a major achievement. Further more tricky online games towards the Czech Republic and United states could see the Black Stars narrowly pass up out.
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