Ghana vs Uganda: Preview And Prediction

Ghana vs Uganda
African – 2018 World Cup Qualifiers
Date: Saturday 7th, October 2016.
Kick-off: 16:30 WAT
Venue: Tamale Stadium, Tamale

The 3rd round of African road to Russia Qualifiers kicks off tomorrow. The black Star of Ghana hosts the cranes of Uganda for the first match in Group E.

Ghana ease pass Comoros with a 2-0 aggregate win to book their place in the 3rd round of the world Cup qualifiers. However, the black stars are currently ranked 5th in Africa and 43rd in the world.

Uganda enjoyed a comfortable triumph over Togo to book their place in the 3rd round of Russia 2018 world cup qualifiers. The cranes defeated the hawks of Togo with a 4-0 aggregate score line. However, Uganda is currently ranked 15th in Africa and 65th in the world.

Ghana Vs Uganda: Head to Head Statistics

  • Ghana is currently on 7 games unbeaten run, and have not lost in 6 consecutive competitive game. Last time out, the black stars produced a whopping 6-1 thrashing of Egypt in their last 2014 world cup qualifiers home game.
  • Uganda suffered 2 defeats in their last 7 games in all competition. However, the cranes have lost just once in their last 10 competitive games.
  • In the last 5 meeting in competitive games between both teams, Ghana has 2 wins, compared to Uganda 1. Moreover, both side met during the qualifiers stage for the 2006 world cup. Ghana defeated the cranes with 3-1 aggregate scoreline as they top the group.

Ghana Vs Uganda: Prediction

Ghana will going to this game with a better ranking, 10 positions ahead of their Friday opponent. These speak volume and serve as a massive guide for bookmakers. In addition, the quality of talent in the black stars camp is numerous compared to their visitors.

Therefore, I will predict a win for the black star with an higher possibility of the cranes getting at least a goal.

Ghana vs Uganda: Betting Tips

  • Ghana to Win First Half at 1.80 (4/5).