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Tariqe selected by Ghana for upcoming matches

World Cup qualification matches to be played in September

18 August 2021

Tariqe Fosu has been called in to the provisional Ghana squad for a pair of vital matches next month. The 25-year-old attacking midfield player is part of a Ghana squad to play two qualification matches for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Ghana will play Ethiopia and South Africa as they attempt to secure a place in the tournament, which is being held in Qatar in November and December 2022.

The final squad will be named in the coming weeks, but Tariqe is part of a 30-man group. The final squad will meet on 29 August and will then play Ethiopia at home on Thursday 2 September. Ghana will then travel to South Africa for a match on Sunday 5 September before their players return to their clubs.

Tariqe has earned four caps for his country so far, making his debut last October. He has scored one goal, in a friendly against Qatar. Zimbabwe are also in Ghana’s World Cup qualification group – Group G. Matches will be played this autumn and the group winner will reach the final qualification stage.


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