Sunday Aug 21, 2022. 15:00
Ghana and Tunisia, two of Africa’s representatives at the 2022 World Cup, have lined up friendly matches against five-time world champions Brazil ahead of the tournament in Qatar.
The Black Stars will face ‘A Selecao’ on 23 September, with the Carthage Eagles set to take on the South Americans four days later.
The matches are set to take place in Europe, with the venue(s) not yet finalised.
“Brazil will face Ghana and Tunisia on the 23rd and 27th of September. Teams are also qualified for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022,” a CBF statement read.
“The cities and times of the friendly matches will be announced in the future.”
The Ghana Football Association (GFA) also confirmed the agreement to play Brazil.
“The match will give coach Otto Addo the platform to continue the assessment of his players in the build up to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 finals,” the GFA said in a statement.
Brazil will face African opposition in the shape of Cameroon in Group G at the 2022 finals. The South American heavyweights will battle Serbia and Switzerland before their showdown with the Indomitable Lions on December 2 in Lusail.
Ghana will tackle Portugal, South Korea and Uruguay in Group H, while Tunisia are in Group D and will face Denmark, Australia and reigning champions France.