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Ghana host Zimbabwe at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium on Saturday, seeking their second win 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers.

After the first victory in the victory over Ethiopia, the Black Stars were dramatically defeated by South Africa with 1: 0.

This leaves them in second place in Group G behind Bafana Bafana, which are just a point ahead of them.

Zimbabwe, meanwhile, is at the bottom as it has so far failed to win any of its matches. They kept South Africa goalless but fell to a 1-0 break from Ethiopia.


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Ghana has won exactly half of its previous six clashes with Zimbabwe, losing only once.

That defeat happened in their last meeting, which was back in January 2006 during the African Cup of Nations.

Form Guide in Ghana (all competitions): LWDLW

Zimbabwe Form Guide (all competitions): LDLLD


Ghana – Zimbabwe team news

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Crystal Palace star Jordan Ayew is back on the team. He will join his brother Andre Ayew in attack in a big reinforcement for the Black Stars. The duo has scored 37 goals among them so far.

Rising star Caleb Ekuban, who has scored for them three times in nine games, is also an option from the bench.

However, Arsenal man Thomas Partey is a key figure in the midfield and will be key to blocking Zimbabwe.

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The prolific Knowledge Monsoon striker will once again lead the Warriors. He has scored 23 times in just 47 games for them and will be fighting for a few more this month.

Behind him in the midfield would act Khama Billiat, a creative expert with an eye for goal, while Kudakwashe Mahachi and Marvelous Nakamba would start with Billiat.

Luton Town defender Brendan Galloway is the only player without a team in the team.

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Ghana – Zimbabwe Predicted XI

Ghana (4-2-3-1): Lawrence Ati-Zigi; Mohammed Kudus, Jonathan Mensah, Alexander Djiku, Gideon Mensah; Iddrisu Baba, Thomas Partey; Jaw Yeboah, Majeed Ashimeru, André Ayew; Jordan Ayew.

Zimbabwe (4-4-2): Washington Arubi; Perfect Chikwende, Teenage Hadebe, Alec Mudimu, Brendan Galloway; Blessing Sarupinda, Thabani Kamusoko, Marshall Munetsi, Khama Billiat; Knowledge of Monsoon, Knox Mutizwa.


Ghana – Zimbabwe Prediction

Black stars simply flattered to cheat. But the arrival of Jordan Ayew should give them an extra boost.

Zimbabwe also has a few good attacking options and promises only a fascinating encounter with plenty of action through the goal.

In the end, however, Ghana will prevail.

Prediction: Ghana 2-1 Zimbabwe


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