Lagos - The Black Stars of Ghana face a mammoth challenge at the World Cup in Brazil, as African sides have, in the past, been pooled in ‘Groups of Death’, KickOff Nigeria reports.
The Cote d’Ivoire have (twice) fallen at the first hurdle when drawn alongside teams of the calibre of Holland, Argentina and Serbia & Montenegro (2006) and Brazil and Portugal (2010), while Nigeria were also found wanting in 2002 when they found themselves pooled alongside Argentina, England and Sweden. The Super Eagles fell alongside the South Americans, having accumulated only one point from their opening three games.
It is expected that coach Kwesi Appiah would attempt to take a risk in selection of players for the World Cup just as Stephen Keshi did to the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations.
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