Ghana defeat Kenya 1-0 in AFCON 2019 qualifiers
Ghana beat Kenya 1-0 in a tough Africa Cup of Nations Group F qualifier, played at the Accra Sports Stadium on Saturday, March 23.
Kwesi Appiah fielded an exceptionally strong team that was tasked with seeking revenge on the Kenyans for their first leg 1-0 defeat in Nairobi.
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The tie witnessed no goals in the first half as both teams struggled to take full charge of the game with the Black Stars dominating possession in most of the encounter.
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Caleb Ekuban was on target for Ghana in the 83rd minute and slotted home the opener passed Patrick Matasi, who was unable to react in time to make it 1-0 against the visitors.
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Having both sealed qualification to Egypt, both teams played for first position in the group and it was the Black Stars that emerged victorious.
Kenya now shift to second place while Ghana's hard earned three points secure them first place in Group F after the tough encounter.
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Source: Sports Brief News