Mohammed Kudus scored twice for victory in a thrilling 3-2 over South Korea
Black Stars' Mohammed Kudus celebtrates brace to overcome South Korea at Qatar W.Cup 2022/I.T

AL RAYYAN - Rocking Education City Stadium, Qatar, Nov 28 ( - Mohammed Kudus scored a brace to help Ghana edge South Korea 3-2 in a World Cup Group H thriller on Monday. The Black Stars are thus in contention for a place in the last 16.

Against the run of play, Ghana went ahead in the 24th minute when Mohammed Salisu struck from close range after South Korea failed to clear a free kick and Mohammed Kudus add a second with a glancing header to give the black stars a 2-0 halftime lead.

South Korea came roaring back, however, with two stunning Cho Gue-sung headers three minutes apart to level the encounter.

Kudus grabbed the winner in the 68th minute when he was left unmarked in the penalty area to slot home past a diving Kim Seung-gyu.

Ghana, the lowest-ranked team in the tournament at 61st, joined Portugal at the top of the group standings on three points with Uruguay and South Korea on one. Portugal and Uruguay play later on Monday.

Claude B Djaquis

FIFA Pool for Ivory Coast Tribune