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Who will win 2022 World Cup? 'Ghana will shock the world' - African supporters have their say

4:31 PM GMT+4 20/11/2022
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Supporters have shared their thoughts on which nations will carry the day with the Black Stars being tipped to lift the trophy

It is finally here! The long-awaited World Cup finals will get underway with hosts Qatar taking on Ecuador in a Group A fixture at Al Bayt Stadium on Sunday.

The global competition will observe top nations like Brazil, Argentina, England and the Netherlands, among others, taking part.

Meanwhile, Africa will be represented by five nations - Ghana, Cameroon, Morocco, Tunisia and Senegal.

The Lions of Teranga, who are the African champions, will be the first team from the continent to take to the pitch against the Netherlands at Al Thumama Stadium on Monday.

African supporters will be keenly following the action from the Gulf nation and below is who they predicted will win.

  • Andre Ayew Ghana

    Ghana will shock the world

    Why count Ghana out of favourite list? It will shock the whole world to see Ghana lifting up the trophy. Ghana juju de work oooo😂 - Lengkom Emmanuel M. Gaprum

    Ghana will be the first Africa country to lift the title as they did it U20 World Cup. - Thinker Man

  • Virgil van Dijk Netherlands 2022

    Netherlands to win

    I am giving it to the Netherlands, the Dutch team. They have been outstanding in many of their games till date. I am fully rooting for them to win it.

    I love their Orange colour right from the days of Arjen Robben, Ruud van Nistelrooy and Robin van Persie. - Gabby Gab

  • Samuel Eto'o

    Eto'o already predicted

    Samuel Eto'o already said Cameroon will beat Morocco in the final to win it. - Obinna Kingsley

  • Senegal fans

    World Cup to have a new winner

    The winner will be Iran, Belgium or Senegal. Not necessarily in that order. But overall the winner this year will be winning it for the first time. - Callistus Cally Bunke Nwabuikwu

  • Lionel Messi Argentina 2022-23

    Argentina will take it

    Argentina will win the World cup. Take it to the bank. - Kenedy Okafor

    In my own opinion I think is Argentina. - Pedro Manjay

    Argentina of course, no thought. - Uchenna David Chukwu

  • Gabriel Jesus Brazil

    Brazil to carry the day

    I see Brazil winning it. But football is really crazy. Anything can happen. I still remember the humiliation Germany did to them and remember they were the favorites to win the tournament that year but things changed. - Fortune Amakiri

    In Samba we trust "awaiting world champions". - Odo Uchenna Uchechukwu

    Brazil will win the World Cup this year, I don't see any country stopping them. - Engr Imoh

  • Andre Ayew Jordan Ayew Baba Rahman Ghana

    Trophy coming to Africa

    The Trophy is coming to Africa. - O.J. Olaoluwafamiwoleogo

    I am tipping an African country, Senegal or Morocco but if it will not come to Africa then Brazil is going with it. My reason is the weather conditions. - EmmaChris Nnanna Ebi

    I see an African team winning there first World Cup. - Divinekanayo Desmond

  • Cristiano Ronaldo Portugal 2022

    Ronaldo will win it for Portugal

    Portugal all the way! Certainly, CR7 will complete his trophy gallery with this World Cup trophy! This I have seen! - Kelvin Esimogu

  • Kylian Mbappe 2018 World Cup trophy kiss

    France have best squad

    France have the best squad in all departments. I am tipping them to win the World Cup. - Obute Franklin Ejike

    I will go for France, I know they have injuries to players like Paul Pogba, N'Golo Kante and now Karim Benzema, but they still have a good squad to take them all the way to the trophy. - Vincent Brian.

    With Pogba and co, they couldn't go as far in the last Euros. Look, the injury concerns are massive but the replacements are top quality as well, this guy & Eduardo [Camavinga], top top players. They can go all the way, I still tip them to finish top of their group. - Charles Ekene Ofili

  • Harry Maguire England 2022-23

    England will not lift trophy

    Remove England from the equation... How can you win with Harry Maguire as your defender? - Francis Olisa

    England are not supposed to be mentioned here. - innocent Ejima Uchenna

    Please remove England from the favourite list. - Godwin Emmanuel Jr.