Portugal vs Ghana

Seeking to divert attention away from the never Cristiano Ronaldo saga ,

Portugal begin another quest for international stardom when they meet Ghana in their World Cup 2022 Group H opner at Dhoha 's Stadium 974 on Thursday.

Fernando santo's side will also face Uruguay and south korea in a challenging section.

African counterparts face ana uphill battle to make it through to the knockout stages.

The headlines both inside and outside of Portugal in recent days have been dominated by one man.

Ronaldo made a surprise appearance at press conference earlier this week demand that focus be on the football rather than his actions .

As the five time ballon 'd or winner despertely seeks to help Portugal finally achieve the big one after serveral World Cup Disappointment