Ghana beat South Korea to register their first win in the ongoing Qatar 2022 Fifa World Cup. The was an exhilarating match packed with twists in front of a vibrant crowd at Education City Stadium in Qatar. The Ghanaians scored two goals in ten minutes to set the ball rolling.
Ghana Records First win in 2022 Fifa World Cup
The first goal came from Salisu in the 24th minute of the game then Kudus doubled the lead to present them with a 2-0 lead in the first half. At the start of the second half, two stunning headers in three minutes from Cho Gue-sung, the top-scorer in his domestic league, levelled the game after 61 minutes.
But Ajax forward Mohammed Kudus, who had headed in Jordan Ayew’s cross in the first half, added a final twist when he thumped in a third for Ghana to break South Korea’s hearts. Chances continued to fall South Korea’s way as they searched for another equaliser but, despite 10 minutes of added time, Ghana held on.
With Portugal to come next for South Korea, this feels like a significant defeat, while Ghana unfortunately to lose against Portugal will face Uruguay in good spirits in their final game.