Ghana vs Brazil friendly: Time, Venue, Preview, how to watch, players to watch


    Four-time African champions, Ghana, will lock horns with five-time world champions, Brazil, in an international friendly match at the Stade Oceane Le Havre.

    The game will be played in France on Friday, September 23, 2022. Kick-off is at 18:30 GMT.

    The two nations will use the game to prepare for the 2022 Qatar FIFA World Cup to be played in November and December 2022.

    Brazil will use the Black Stars test to familiarized themselves with how it is like to play an African opposition because they are in the same World Cup group with Cameroon.

    On the other hand, Otto Addo will use the Selecao encounter to prepare for their clash against South African side Uruguay at the Mundial.


    Tite’s team are unbeaten since losing the Copa America final to Argentina in July 2021. Brazil won 10 of the matches they played in that period and drew the other three.

    The Selecao won four of their last five games by a four-goal margin. It means the South Africans are expected to dominate the fixture and come out guns blazing on Friday.

    They have only conceded once in their last five games.

    Otto Addo’s Ghana Black Stars have lost four of their last ten games played in all competitions, drew five, and only won one.

    Overall, the Black Stars will be meeting Brazil for the fifth time in history; losing all those games, scored twice, and conceded thirteen goals.

    Previous meetings

    27 March 1996 – Brazil v Ghana        8-2       International Friendly

    27 June 2006   – Brazil v Ghana         3-0       FIFA World Cup

    05 Sept 2011   – Brazil v Ghana         1-0       International Friendly

    How to watch

    The game will be broadcasted live on Ghanaian television station, Max TV. Brazilians can also watch the game on Globo Sports TV.

    Globally, fans can also watch the game via,, and the Ghana Football App.

    Players to watch

    Brazil: Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar Jnr is undoubtedly the player to watch for the South Americans. He has scored three penalties in Brazil’s last two games and is in hot form at club level.

    Ghana: Mohammed Kudus, who is on fire for Dutch giants Ajax, will be the player to watch for Ghana’s Black Stars. He has scored consecutively in five games for Ajax, an overall six goals.

    Meanwhile, Inaki Williams, who will be making his Ghana debut is an interesting player to look out for in the game on Friday.