World Cup 2022: Ghana defender Tariq Lamptey eyes win over South Korea

Published on: 27 November 2022

Ghana right-back Tariq Lamptey has sets sights on helping hi side beat South Korea in their second group game at the on-going 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

The Black Stars lost 3-2 to Portugal in the opening game while South Korea held Uruguay to a goalless draw in the other Group H game.

Ghana will have to beat South Korea to stand a chance of progressing to the next stage of the competition.

"We will keep training hard and doing what we have been doing. Listen to what the coach has to say and we move on to the next game. Of course it’s still in our hands if we take care of the business in the next two games," Lamptey told soka25east.

"I thank God for the position that I am in today, I’m always grateful."

“Playing against the best players brings your level up and to the level you know you can be at. I just have to keep working hard as possible in training to ensure that you are ready.”

The match is scheduled for the Education City stadium on Monday, November 28, 2022 at (13:00 GMT).

The 2022 FIFA World Cup takes place between November 20 and December 18, 2022.

Only three sides from the continent have ever progressed to the quarter-finals; Cameroon in 1990, Senegal in 2002, and Ghana in 2010.