BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - JULY 29: Liam Ansell of Team England competes during the Men's Hockey - Pool B match between England and Ghana on day one of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games at University of Birmingham Hockey & Squash Centre on July 29, 2022 on the Birmingham, England. (Photo by Luke Walker/Getty Images)

Commonwealth Games: Ghana’s men’s hockey team whitewashed by England in Group opener

Ghana’s men’s hockey team suffered a 6-0 loss at the hands of England in the opening game of pool B.

The Black sticks were hoping to put up a good fight after their female counterparts lost 5-0 to India earlier on.

England however showed class as they proved too strong for the Ghanaian side.

Ghana will regroup to face their next opponent in the pool as they aim to qualify  to the next stage.

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND – JULY 29: Liam Ansell of Team England competes with Ernest Opoku of Team Ghana during the Men’s Hockey – Pool B match between England and Ghana on day one of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games at University of Birmingham Hockey & Squash Centre on July 29, 2022 on the Birmingham, England. (Photo by Luke Walker/Getty Images)

So far boxer Wahid Omar is the only athlete to have been able to progress to the next round after he defeated his opponent in the Light Welterweight division.