The senior national soccer team, the Black Stars of Ghana will compete in a four nations mini tournament in June as part of preparations for the upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar scheduled for November this year.
Japan will host the tournament named Kirin Super Cup 2022 for one week starting from Friday, June 10 to Tuesday, June 14, 2022.
In all, four teams will take part in the competition involving hosts Japan, Tunisia from North Africa, Chile, and Ghana. The format of the competition is yet to be disclosed as reported by Ghanasoccernet.
Three match venues will host the tournament in Japan including Noevir Stadium Kobe in Misaki Park, Hyogo-Ku, Kobe, and the Panasonic Stadium Suita located in the city of Suita, Osaka Prefecture.
Japan, Tunisia, and Ghana will use the tournament as part of their preparations for the Mundial which will take place from November 21 to December 18 in the Gulf region.
The Black Stars will begin the tournament against host nation Japan on Friday, June 10 while Tunisia come up against Chile in the other semi-finals game on the same day.
Ghana will play their second match on Tuesday, June 14 against Tunisia or Chile regardless of the result of the match against Japan.
The match time will be 90 minutes each for 45 minutes in the first and second half, and if the victory or defeat is not decided, the game will head straight to penalty shootouts.