Ghana U23 Goalkeeper Danlad Ibrahim Pays Touching Tribute to Late Father After Mozambique Victory

Ghana U23 Goalkeeper Danlad Ibrahim Pays Touching Tribute to Late Father After Mozambique Victory

  • Ghanaian goalkeeper Danlab Ibrahim has dedicated the Black Meteors' victory over Mozambique to his late father
  • The Asante Kotoko goalkeeper helped Ghana U23 beat Mozambique in the first leg of the Africa U23 Cup of Nations qualifiers
  • Danlad Ibrahim has been tipped to make Ghana coach Otto Addo's team to the World Cup in Qatar next month

Black Meteors goalkeeper Danlad Ibrahim has paid tribute to his late father following Ghana's U23 victory over Mozambique.

The Asante Kotoko shot-stopper lost his father, Mr Abubakar Ibrahim, early this month.

And following his return to action, dedicated the win over Mozambique to the man that will forever remain in his heart.

Danlad Ibrahim, Ghana, World Cup, Black Meteors
Black Meteors goalkeeper Danlad Ibrahim has paid homage to his father who passed on earlier this month. Credit: @danlad_ibrahim
Source: Twitter
"Am dedicating the win today to my late father Mr Abu. Forever in my heart," he wrote on Twitter.

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Ibrahim starred as the Black Meteors secured a 2-1 victory in Maputo in the first leg of their Africa U23 Cup of Nations qualifiers.

Hearts of Oak talisman Daniel Afriyie Barnieh's brace was enough to see Ghana return to Kumasi with a first leg advantage.

Ghana is hoping to make a return to the U23 Cup of Nations, which will also serve as qualifiers for the next Olympics.

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The defender netted with three minutes remaining to cancel a second half strike by Kotoko's Yussif Mubarik.

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After a goalless first half, Asante Kotoko broke the deadlock following a well-worked freekick which deflected Hearts defender Kanadu Yiadom, finding its way to Mubarik, who smashed it home in the 55th minute.

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The Ghanaian champions were stunned at home after Kadiogo scored early through a brilliant freekick from Bassika Syla.

Kotoko huffed and puffed as they chase an equalizer, but the visitors defended resolutely to keep the Reds at bay.