Former Black Stars midfielder, Emmanuel Agyeman Badu has urged members of the senior national team to take their training seriously this season ahead of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Due to a time change from June/July to November/December, players will not have the normal designated time to prepare for the competition.
Agyeman Badu believes this year’s tournament will be the hardest ever.
“They need to take the pre-season seriously because where they have placed the World Cup this year will be crucial for every country, because all the countries will be coming with their best places.” Agyeman Badu said.
“The Changes FIFA has made with the substitutions will be very crucial to the World Cup, that’s why I said this year’s competition will be the toughest ever.
“And that is why Ghanaian players must take the pre-season seriously.
The 2022 World Cup in Qatar will take place from November 21 to December 18.
Ghana have been placed in Group H with South Korea, Portugal and Uruguay.