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30.01.2020 Football News

Zambia Coach Zdravko Lugarusic Tips Ghana As Favorite In World Cup Qualifying Group

By Eric Nana Yaw Kwafo
Coach Zdravko LugarusicCoach Zdravko Lugarusic
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Newly-appointed head coach for the Zimbabwe male soccer national team, Zdravko Lugarusic has opined that Ghana is the favorite to progress from Group G of the African qualifiers to the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup.

The second phase of the African qualifiers to the global showpiece will be played in the format of a group stage and will start in October this year. After a successful draw, Zimbabwe has been pitted in Group G alongside Ghana, South Africa, and Ethiopia.

Speaking in an interview with Fox FM today on the back of his appointment as the head coach for Zimbabwe, Zdravko Lugarusic has shared that the quality of players Ghana has makes the side the favorite to win Group G.

“I could not talk as a supporter, I must talk as a coach, Ghana has many quality players who play much bigger games than against South Africa, and the rest, so in the group, Ghana is absolutely the favorite”, the Croatian tactician said.

Zdravko Lugarusic added, “We have to fight for position number 2 because Ghana is definitely like to finish first".

Eric Nana Yaw Kwafo
Eric Nana Yaw Kwafo