The 2022 FIFA World Cup trophy has landed in Ghana for the football fanatics to have a sight and experience of the most coveted prize as it visits all 32 FIFA World Cup qualifying nations for the first time.
The trophy arrived in the country on Saturday, September 3, 2022, for a two-day tour led by French Legend David Sergio Trezeguet.
The Sports Minister , Mustapha Ussif and Ghana Football Association (GFA), President Kurt Okraku received the delegation at the Kotoko International Airport.Sports Minister Mustapha Ussif is confident Ghana can win the World Cup in Qatar later this year. “In Sha Allah, we will see the trophy returning to Ghana in December. The Black Stars will win the World Cup,” he told Tv3.
Led by former winner David Trezeguet, the delegates were warmly welcomed by an organized group of football executives and fans, excerpts from the scene suggest.
The trophy will be displayed to the public on Sunday with fans of the Black Stars having the chance to take photos with the golden trophy.
Ghana has been drawn in Group H of the 2022 FIFA World Cup which will be staged in Qatar from November to December.
The Black Stars of Ghana have been paired alongside Portugal, Uruguay and Korea Republic in the Group H of the FIFA World Cup.In photos posted on social media, the golden trophy is covered in a glass case and well guarded by security.
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