Who are the BBC commentators for South Korea vs Ghana at World Cup 2022?

Andre Ayew of Ghana controls the ball against Inbeom Hwang of Korea Republic during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group H match between Korea Republic and Ghana at Education City Stadium on November 28, 2022 in Al Rayyan, Qatar.
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If you're watching the World Cup 2022 game between Spain and Germany and are wondering who the BBC commentators are, we've got you covered.

Jonathan Pearce and Dion Dublin are on duty for this one.

Pearce has been commentating on the BBC since the 1990s and is also known as the voice of cult show Robot Wars on the BBC. He is also a prominent voice in women's football and has frequently commentated on women's tournaments in his time on the Beeb.

Dublin is a beloved pundit and co-commentator who played for the likes of Aston Villa and Coventry City in an esteemed Premier League career. He is a regular on Match of the Day, a presenter of property show Homes Under The Hammer and the inventor of the musical instrument, the Dube. 

In the studio, Mark Chapman is presenting, with Didier Drogba, Laura Georges and Jermaine Jenas on punditry duty.

Mark Chapman is the current host of Match of the Day 2 and lead 5 Live sport presenter. He also hosts the BBC’s Rugby League and FA Cup coverage as well as The Athletic's The Athletic Football Podcast. Chappers is a Manchester United fan and is also known as a sports newsreader and co-presenter with Scott Mills on BBC Radio 1 during the noughties.

Didier Drogba is the all-time top scorer and former captain of the Ivory Coast national team, having earned 105 caps. He also led Chelsea to the 2012 Champions League among other trophies. He has appeared sporadically as a pundit for the BBC since retiring, guesting at the 2018 World Cup.

Laura Georges is the Secretary General of the French Football Federation, having garned 188 caps for her country in a 17-year career. Georges played for the likes of Lyon, PSG and Bayern Munich in her career, winning the Division 1 Feminine six times with Lyon, as well as the Women’s Champions League twice. She appeared as a pundit during Women's Euro 2022. 

Jermaine Jenas made over 270 Premier League appearances in his career before turning to punditry and presenting as a regular on BT Sport and the BBC. A regular pundit on Match of the Day, he also began co-presenting The One Show for the BBC in 2020.

The broadcasting of the World Cup fixtures are being split between BBC and ITV in the UK, with Ian Wright, Roy Keane and Graeme Souness among the ITV pundits.

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Ryan Dabbs
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Ryan is a staff writer for FourFourTwo, joining the team full-time in October 2022. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before eventually earning himself a position with FourFourTwo permanently. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer while a Trainee News Writer at Future.