Video of Ghana U23 Team's Choreographed Dance Celebrations Goes Viral After AFCON Qualification

Video of Ghana U23 Team's Choreographed Dance Celebrations Goes Viral After AFCON Qualification

Lukman Mumuni
  • The Black Meteors of Ghana have qualified for the AFCON U23 championship
  • The team led by Fatawu Issahaku celebrated at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium
  • The Ghanaians also hope to qualify for the Olympic Games in Paris next year

The national U23 team of Ghana, the Black Meteors have been everywhere on social media, after producing a beautifully choreographed dance celebration following their AFCON qualification.

The Black Meteors defeated Algeria 1-0 in Kumasi to secure one of the tickets for the Africa U23 Cup of Nations in Morocco this year.

Abdul Fatawu Issahaku netted the winner after meeting a lovely cross from Ernest Nuamah in the first half, as the west Africans completed a 2-1 aggregate victory.

Abdul Fatawu Issahaku, Black Meteors, Ghana, Algeria
Black Meteors have produced a new dance celebration after the victory over Algeria in Kumasi. Credit: @GhanaBlackstars
Source: Twitter

Following the final whistle from the referee, the team went into wild celebrations, joining the fans to enjoy their qualification.

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In a video posted on social media, the players were spotted showing off a well-rehearsed dance in front of the fans.

Ghana will now switch their attention to qualifying for the Olympic Games in Paris next year, by finishing as one of the best three teams at the AFCON U23 championship in Morocco.

The tournament will start on June 23 and end on July 8.

Ghana last qualified for the men's football event at the Olympic Games in Athens in 2004.

Ghana through to AFCON U23

In related coverage, Sports Brief reported on Issahaku starring once again in Kumasi as the Black Meteors sealed qualification to the AFCON U23.

The Sporting Lisbon winger connected a cross from Nuamah to score the only goal as the Black Meteors secured a 2-1 aggregate win after two legs.

The Ghanaian U23 team got off to a great start after new star, Nuamah fired off a beautiful cross for Issahaku to finish off early in the first half.

Fans praise Ernest Nuamah

Nuamah is Ghana's newest star following his dazzling display for the Black Meteors in the AFCON U23 qualifiers, Sports Brief also reported.

The FC Nordsjaelland forward provided an assist as the country's U23 team defeated Algeria to qualify for the tournament in Morocco in June.

Nuamah tormented the Young Desert Foxes, creating several opportunities for his teammates but only one was converted by Issahaku.