Ghana 2-0 South Africa: Spirited Black Stars brought back the love in Bafana Bafana lashing

The Black Stars on Thursday defeated the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in Cape Coast in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

Coach Kwasi Appiah’s charges lashed the Rainbow Nation 2-0 at home.

The Stars started the game on a very high tempo putting early pressure on the South Africans.

Thomas Partey of Atletico Madrid netted the first goal of the match on the 35th minutes with a powerful pile driver outside the box to give Ghana the lead.

The first half ended 1-0 in Ghana’s favor.

Ghana continued from where they left off in the first half with a dominant display from the young Ghanaian team.

Former Black Satellites midfield gem Mohan Kudus of Denmark side FC Nordsjaelland replaced the struggling Alfred Duncan 62nd minutes for his debut.

The 29-year-old dynamic midfielder scored Ghana’s second goal on the night with a thunderbolts strike inside the goal area with his weaker foot.

Another debutant Baba Iddrisu who plies his trade in the Spanish La Liga with Real Mallorca got injured in the 90th minutes and was replaced by Joseph Attamah Larweh after Emmanuel Boateng was subbed off four minutes from time with Samuel Owusu.

Ghana won by a 2-0 scoreline.

Ghana will take on Sao Tome & Principe in three days time away from Ghana.

Ghana after their comfortable win over South Africa lies second on the table due to Sudan’s 4-0 drubbing on home soil against Sao Tome.

Source: Delrand Nii Ansah Mensah Whyte, Daily Mail GH

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