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Black Meteors Thrash Gabon in AFCON Qualifiers; As Stars Top Group F

By: Skef | Voltaonlinegh.com |

Ghana’s under-23 team, the Black Meteors have thrashed their opponents 4-0 at the Accra Sports Stadium in the ongoing U-23 African Cup of Nations qualifying matches for Olympic Games to be held later in Tokyo.

The game on Saturday saw a brace from Osman Bukari and a goal each from Kwabena Owusu and Bernard Tekpetey to ensure the Black Meteors secured a good advantage at home.

Coach Ibrahim Tanko and his charges will be travelling to Gabon on Sunday ahead of the return fixture in Libreville.

Ghana is chasing a first appearance at the Africa U-23 Cup of Nations.

A good result in Libreville will see them through to the next round of the qualifiers.

Similarly, the senior national team, the Blacks stars have also qualified and topped their Group after beating Kenya 1-0, thanks to a solitary strike from debutant Caleb Ekuban.

Ghana were pinned in the neck but for a late effort from the Trapzonspor forward. The game ended scoreless in the first half as the Stars missed numerous opportunities.

Blackstars and their Kenyan counterparts in action

Ekuban climbed off the bench to secure the late winner with 7minutes shy off full time.

 

The lone goal pushed the Black stars to top Group F with 9 points and qualifies with Kenya.

Source: www.voltaonlinegh.com

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