Brazil vs Ghana preview, team news and more | International Friendly 2022


Brazil are set to play Ghana at the Stade Océane on Friday in an international friendly fixture.

Brazil come into this game on the back of a 1-0 win over Hajime Moriyasu’s Japan in their most recent game. A second-half penalty from Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar secured the win for Tite’s Brazil.

Ghana, on the other hand, beat Chile 0-0 (1-3p) in their most recent fixture. Ghana managed to secure the victory on penalties, having seen Clermont Foot right-back Alidu Seidu and Eupen midfielder Mubarak Wakaso sent off in the second-half.

Brazil vs Ghana Head-to-Head
In four head-to-head encounters between the two sides, Brazil have won all four games.

Brazil form guide: W-W-W-W-W

Ghana form guide: W-L-D-W-D

Brazil vs Ghana Team News


Brazil boast an extremely talented squad. Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker, Chelsea centre-back Thiago Silva, Real Madrid centre-back Eder Militao, the Manchester United midfield duo of Casemiro and Fred, Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar and Tottenham Hotspur attacker Richarlison have all been named by manager Tite.

There could be potential debuts for Roma centre-back Roger Ibanez and Juventus centre-back Gleison Bremer. Juventus left-back Alex Sandro is out injured. Arsenal’s “Gabriel” trio of Magalhaes, Jesus and Martinelli have all been excluded from the squad.

Injured: Alex Sandro

Doubtful: None

Suspended: None


Ghana, too, do not lack talent. Leicester City centre-back Daniel Amartey, Arsenal midfielder Thomas Partey, Al-Sadd winger Andre Ayew, Ajax’s in-form youngster Mohammed Kudus, Crystal Palace forward Jordan Ayew and Rennes attacker Kamaldeen Sulemana have been named in the squad.

There could be potential debuts for Brighton & Hove Albion right-back Tariq Lamptey, Southampton centre-back Mohammed Salisu and Athletic Bilbao mainstay Inaki Williams.

Injured: None

Doubtful: None

Suspended: None.


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