Int’l Friendly: Mensah Excited As Black Stars Get Set For Brazil Clash

Int’l Friendly: Mensah Excited As Black Stars Get Set For Brazil Clash

Auxerre and Ghana defender, Gideon Mensah is delighted with the opportunity to face the Selecao of Brazil in a pre-World Cup international friendly match.
The Black Stars are set to play the Samba Boys on Friday, September 23 at Stade Oceane in France.
The friendly game serves as part of both teams’ preparation for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar which will get underway from November 20 until December 18, 2022.
Mensah praised the Ghana Football Association (GFA) for arranging the friendly game with Brazil.
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“Playing against a country like Brazil is a good test for Ghana going to the World Cup, it is a good choice for Ghana,” Mensah was quoted as saying by Ghanafa.org
“I give thumbs up to the GFA for giving us the opportunity to play against a team like Brazil.
“Being ready [for the World Cup] means we are going to compete against the best countries in the World Cup, so playing against Brazil on Friday is going to be a good test for us. So for sure, we are fired up.
“This game will show if we are ready or we are getting close to our goals at the World Cup.”
Mensah has made four appearances for Auxerre in French Ligue 1 this season. The 24-year-old has also made four appearances for Ghana.
Ghana are in Group H at the 2022 FIFA World Cup alongside Portugal, Uruguay, and South Korea.
The Black Stars have qualified for four editions of the FIFA World Cup; Germany 2006, South Africa 2010, Brazil 2014, and Qatar 2022.
By Toju Sote
 
 
 
 
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