2022 WCQ: Black Stars Get Boost As First Choice Keeper Returns After Injury- Induced Layoff


Black Stars of Ghana have been boosted ahead of the 2022 World Cup play-offs with Nigeria as first choice goalkeeper Richard Ofori has regained fitness and is set to join the team.

Ofori has recovered fully from the injury that kept him out of action for almost six months and will be included in Otto Addo’s squad for the two crucial games this month.


The 28-year-old had been sidelined since September 2021 when he injured himself during a World Cup qualifying match against South Africa in Johannesburg.

The injury forced him to miss this year’s Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Cameroon.


However, ghanasoccernet.com can exclusively reveal that the Orlando Pirates has been given medical clearance to return to action. He has been spotted in group training and may be given some minutes before joining Black Stars.

In his absence, England-based Jojo Wollacott assumed the role as first-choice goalkeeper, but he wasn’t convincing especially at the Afcon as Black Stars suffered a…

Source: Complete Sports