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Sudan 1-0 Ghana – Black Stars suffer first defeat in AFCON Qualifiers


Ghana Black Stars suffered a shock defeat in the 2021 AFCON Qualifiers in Omdurman to Sudan on Tuesday afternoon.

The uninspired Black Stars failed to keep a 100 percent record in the group C of the Qualifiers for 2021 AFCON which will be held in Cameroon in 2022 due to the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic.

Ghana, though did not have a day to remember in Omdurman but failed to capitalize on their earlier chances which fell in the way of Turkey based forward Caleb Ekuban in the first half.

After a goalless first 45 minutes, both teams scenced a chance to grab all three points at stake in the second 45 minutes of the boring encounter.

In the dying embers of the match, the hosts grabbed all three points to secure their second win of the qualifiers through a strike from Mohammed Abdul Rahman to hand Ghana its first defeat after four games.

The Black Stars will take on, South Africa and Sao Tome and Príncipe in their last two qualification matches in the next International break.

Ghana still remain top of group C with Nine points same as South Africa with Sudan third on the table with Six points as Sao Tome and Príncipe remain bottom with no point.

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