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FIFA World Cup 2022: Ghana - World Cup Records and Stats

In this article, take a look at the Ghana World Cup Records and Stats. One of the popular CAF teams, Ghana, is back for the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar to inspire the nation once again in football.

Sandipan Ghosh
Last updated: 23.11.2022
Ghana World Cup Records and Stats

One of the popular CAF teams, Ghana, is back for the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar to inspire the nation once again in football.                

The Black Stars’ players are dreaming to stun the football world during the FIFA World Cup 2022 competition.  

Before the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar, let’s check out some crucial FIFA World Cup records and stats for Ghana.

Note: All the records are till FIFA World Cup 2018

(Team Records)

Contents

  • Brief records

  • Hosts

  • Best Result

  • Final place in every edition

  • Last records

  • Match records (Top 3)

>  Biggest winning margin

>   Biggest losing margin


Ghana’s brief records in FIFA World Cup history

Participation

Matches

Won

Drawn*

Penalty shootout

Lost

Winning %*

Won

Lost

3/21

12

4

3

0

1

5

33.33

(Drawn: including penalty shootout matches; Winning %: excluding penalty shootouts)

Hosts: Never

Best Result: Quarter-finals (2010)


Ghana’s final place in every FIFA World Cup

Year

Host(s)

Last position

1930

Uruguay

Did not enter

1934

Italy

Did not enter

1938

France

Did not enter

1950

Brazil

Did not enter

1954

Switzerland

Did not enter

1958

Sweden

Did not enter

1962

Chile

Did not qualify

1966

England

Withdrew

1970

Mexico

Did not qualify

1974

West Germany

Did not qualify

1978

Argentina

Did not qualify

1982

Spain

Withdrew

1986

Mexico

Did not qualify

1990

Italy

Did not qualify

1994

USA

Did not qualify

1998

France

Did not qualify

2002

South Korea & Japan

Did not qualify

2006

Germany

Round of 16

2010

South Africa

Quarter-finals

2014

Brazil

Group Stage

2018

Russia

Did not qualify

 

Last time in FIFA World Cup for Ghana:

Last Quarter-finals exit: 2010

Last Round of 16 exit: 2006

Last Group Stage exit: 2014

Last Failed to Qualify: 2018


Ghana’s match records in FIFA World Cup (Top 3)

Biggest winning margin

Biggest losing margin

2-0 vs Czech Republic in 2006

3-0 vs Brazil in 2006

2-1 vs United States in 2006

2-0 vs Italy in 2006

2-1 vs United States in 2010 (extra time)

2-1 vs United States in 2014


Also Read | FIFA World Cup 2022: Morocco - World Cup Records and Stats and FIFA World Cup 2022: Croatia - World Cup Records and Stats 


(Players’ Records)

Contents

  • Most FIFA World Cup editions

  • Top 5 most appearances

  • Top 5 most goals


Most FIFA World Cup editions for Ghana

Asamoah Gyan (2006, 2010 and 2014) and Sulley Muntari (2006, 2010 and 2014) both played in three FIFA World Cup tournaments each.


Top 5 most appearances for Ghana in FIFA World Cup

Player

Appearances

Asamoah Gyan

11

Richard Kingson

9

John Paintsil

9

Sulley Muntari

9

John Mensah

8

 

Top 5 most goals for Ghana in FIFA World Cup

Player

Goals

Asamoah Gyan

6

Sulley Muntari

2

André Ayew

2

Stephen Appiah

1

Haminu Draman

1

 

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