Black Stars head coach, Otto Addo has become the first Ghanaian coach to win a World Cup match.
This comes after the Black Stars defeated South Korea in Group H of the 2022 Qatar World Cup on Monday, 28 November 2022.
Ghana’s four previous wins at the World Cup were under Serbian coaches Ratomir Dukovic and Milovan Rajevac who won two matches each with the Black Stars in 2006 and 2010 respectively.
Ratomir Dukovic led Ghana to beat the Czech Republic and the USA at the 2006 World Cup while Milovan Rajevac guided Ghana to beat Serbia and USA at the 2010 World Cup
Coach Kwesi Appiah who was the first Ghanaian coach to lead Ghana to a World Cup tournament failed to win a match at the 2014 World Cup.
The victory against South Korea the first for a Ghanaian coach, also is the first time Ghana has scored 3 goals in a World Cup game.
Ghana has so far scored 5 goals while conceded 5 goals in the group stage and will face Uruguay on December 2, 2022 at 3pm GMT at Al Janoub Stadium.
In related news, Otto Addo has said that Black Stars is focused ahead of the last group game against Uruguay in the ongoing 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Speaking about Ghana’s 3-2 win against South Korea, Addo said , he does not think about revenge. He said : “It will be very difficult, but I am confident to know that we can win this game. I’m not a guy that thinks much of revenge, “
He went further and claim that, the team is not thinking of revenge against Uruguay. He said : “It was a really, really long time ago that this incident happened and I am a strong believer that if you don’t seek too much revenge on this kind of thing sometimes you get the blessings