Black Stars captain Andre Dede Ayew is adamant Ghana will make it through to the knockout stage of the ongoing 2022 FIFA World Cup following the side’s 3-2 loss to Portugal in the opening match.
According to the Al Saad midfielder who scored Ghana’s equalizer to canceled Cristiano Ronaldo’s opener believes the team can progress from the group.
His comments come on the back of the team’s loss that had led many believes qualifying from the group stage will be a tall order.
“’Our game plan was really working well, we were solid,” Ayew said in a post-match press conference. “The penalty looks a little bit harsh. But I have a lot of confidence in what I saw today.
“We always come out of difficult situations. We need to stay calm, go home, relax and increase our performance. We need to try and score more and concede less,” Andre Ayew said at the post match conference.
The defeat leaves Ghana at the bottom of Group H after Uruguay and South Korea played out a goalless draw earlier on Thursday.
The Black Stars will now turn their attention to the match against South Korea on Monday before tackling Uruguay on 2 December at the Education City stadium.