Ghana Black Stars and Coach CK Akonnor’s men have been drawn in Group G alongside the South Africa, Ethiopia and Zimbabwe for the 2022 Qatar FIFA World Cup preliminary qualifiers.
The Black Stars failed to qualify for the last edition of the global spectacle, with their last appearance dating back to 2014 when it was hosted by Brazil.
The four teams will be battling it out for top spot in the group and a place in the final round for a place in the showpiece event in two years’ time.
The second round is scheduled to begin in October 2020 and will conclude in October 2021.
The third round will see the ten group winners drawn into five two-legged knockout ties to be played in November 2021.
The Black Stars seek to secure first place in the group, with their first game taking place in October.
The competing countries were divided into 10 groups made up of four national teams.
ONLY the winners of each group go through to the final playoff round for a spot at the 2022 Fifa World Cup.
The winners of each tie will advance to the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
Algeria, Burkina Faso, Niger, Djibouti
Tunisia, Zambia, Mauritania, Equatorial Guinea
Nigeria, Cape Verde Islands, Central African Republic, Liberia
Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Mozambique, Malawi
Mali, Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda
Egypt, Gabon, Libya, Angola
Ghana, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia
Senegal, Congo, Namibia, Togo
Morocco, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Sudan
Congo DR, Benin, Madagascar, Tanzania