French football Writer, Jeremy Smith has predicted forward of the match between Ghana and Portugal occurring later in the present day.
Speaking on Prime Morning through the early hours of Thursday before the match, the French author indicated that Portugal could be surprised by the efficiency of the Black Stars.
According to him, Portugal relies on Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal’s captain), who could press the group down. On the other facet, he believes Ghana has a robust group and is set.
He said, “Although Portugal stands to gain a favor, they’ve got a very strong team on paper. I think it’s going to be really tight, and Ghana could snatch a draw or maybe a very narrow victory. I think Portugal could be surprised today.”
He additionally said that Ghana has a greater probability of successful against Portugal.
The author attributed this to the fact that almost all African countries are underrated, saying Portugal is reluctant to consider that Ghana will lose.
Even although Portugal is embedded with a robust group, he believes players together with the Ayew brothers, Mohammed Kudus, Inaki Williams create a bonus for Ghana to make a win.
Meanwhile, France-based sports activities journalist Mohammed Qoutb is of the opinion that Saudi Arabia’s win over Argentina has paved the best way for other groups that may have lost hope of successful.
“Saudi Arabia has paved the way for all what they call small teams to just do the same thing. We’ve seen Japan. So, everything is possible and the fact that this inspiration has come earlier under the tournament, they just have to make good use of it,” he said.
He thinks Ghana can carry out higher than Saudi Arabia and Japan.
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