Following the release of the schedule, the Black Stars of Ghana will start climbing the ladder to qualify for the 2026 FIFA World Cup.
The United States, Canada, and Mexico will co-host the next World Cup, and Ghana’s World Cup qualification games will start in November.
To begin its qualification program, the Ghana senior national team will face familiar opponents in matches against Madagascar and Comoros that are scheduled to take place between November 13 and November 21.
In 2024, between June 3 and June 11, Group I will host the heavyweight match between the Black Stars, Mali, and yet another familiar rival, the Central African Republic (CAR).
The 2026 World Cup will be the first to have 48 competing nations, according to a tweet by the Black Stars that was obtained by 1Family Radio. In an all-play structure, the top-ranked country at the end of the qualifying rounds will automatically win a spot at the tournament.
The following round of qualification matches is slated to take place from June 3 to June 11, 2024. During this time, Ghana will travel to play Mali before facing the Central African Republic at home.
The final matchday is scheduled for October 6 to 14, 2025, after which there will be further qualification matches from September 1 to September 9, 2025. Ghana’s opponents in these games will be the Central African Republic and the Comoros.