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01.02.2009 Football News

FT: Ghana 2-0 Cameroon

Ghanasoccernet brought you live coverage of the final of the Africa Youth Championship between Ghana and Cameroon. The Satellites won a third continental trophy at the African Youth Championship with two goals from Ransford Osei.

 
15:17: Prrrrrrrrrrrrrr. It's all over as the referee whistles for the end of match.The Ghanaians have won their third continental title and the players will break into tears on the pitch

 
15:16: The Satellites are running down the clock by stringing passes together.

 
15:13: Ghana coach Sellas Tetteh has begun celebrating Ghana's third title at the African Youth Championship will less than two and half minutes to go.

 
15:10: GOAL: Ghana are two goals up and it's all over for Cameroon with three minutes remaining. Inkoom once again provided the assist and Osei popped up close to the goal line and connected cooly.His seventh goal of the tournament.

 
15:06:Ghana struggles to clear a ball inside a box as Mensah's clearing header finds substitute Monono whose half volley went agonizingly wide.

 
15:04:Adiyiah comes close again after picking a ball from the centre line but his shot at goal went wide. Cameroon have been left off the hook again. Adiyiah should have released Osei down the left.

 
15:02:Addy dribbles through and picks out Adiyiah but he is brought down inside the box but referee allows play to continue.

 
15:00:Agyeman-Badu commits a foul from 20-yards but the free-kick goes into the waiting arms of goalie Adjei

 
14:57: Second substitution for Cameroon as Monono takes the place of Francis Ekeng.

 
14:56: Dede Ayew is back on the pitch but Agyema-Badu is whacked down and Addy is also heckled.

 
14:55:Referee stops play with Dede Ayew on the turf in pain after a tackle from Tiko close to the centre circle

 
14:52:Agyema-Badu is brought down close to the Cameroon box but the reslutant free-kick hits the human wall

 
14:46:Cameroon are planning a change with a game at a meandering stage. Substitution: Victor Nkum for Owona

 
14:45: Osei beats his marker on the left flank and sets up Adiyiah insided the box but his shot hit the stretched leg of the goalie.What a chance and what a save.

 
14:41:Jonathan Mensah acrobatically clears a ball on the line after Inkoom had directed a corner into his own net. 

 
14:37:Cameroon are getting rough and robust as Tike is flashed for fouling Awako and Addo is shoved by Ekeng down the line in the Ghana half.

 
14:34: We understand Cameroon Great Roger Miller is at the Amahoro Stadium to inspire the Young Cubs but can that be positive?

 
14:32: Dede Ayew raids the left flan, Adiyiah waiting for the cross but that was a poor kick from the Ghana captain.

 
14:31: A corner kick is floated into the Ghana box and a free-header but the Cameroonian heads wide.A relief for Ghana.

 
14:29:Dede Ayew tries to through the Cameroon defence but he loses the ball as the Young Cubs will break away.

 
14:28:The second half is about to begin and there goes the referee's whistle for the start of the game.Ghana will pass

 
14:14: And the referee blows his whistle for the end of the first half and Ghana will go into the break with a 1-0 lead courtesy Ransford Osei.

 
14:13:Ghana break away beautifully but Inkoom's cross from the right beats Osei and Adiyiah inside the box.

 
14:11: Scary moment for the Satellites as goalie Adjei spills an area ball but the defence will smack it away.

 
14:10:Ghana have been left off the hook as Zouaa shot wide from 19-yards after turning in Daniel Addo.

 
14:07: Adiyiah and on a two-and-one situation he fouls his marker at the edge of the box. Osei is also caught by the offside trap on the left.

 
14:03: Dede is fouled in the Ghanaian half and that will be a breather for the Satellites but Cameroon will regain possession.

 
14:01:Cameroon break on the left flank and the in-swinger is dealt with in the air by goalie Adjei

 
14:00: Zouaa attacks from the right and Ghana conceed a throw but the resultant throw-in was judged a fall.

 
13:58: A long ball from the middle trying to find Adiyiah upfront is headed back the Cameroonian last man

 
13:56: Cameroon will try and rally back as striker Owona waltz through the defence but goalkeeper Adjei comes out to pick it up.

 
13:53: Osei runs into the Cameroonian 18-yard box but delays on the ball and was dispossessed of the ball

 
13:51: Goal: Ghana are up by a goal.Striker Ransford Osei connects perfectly from Inkoom cut-in from the right. His sixth goal of the tournamnet

 
13: 49: Cameroon are begining to take over the midfield thanks to some fouls they won.

 
13: 42: The Cameroonians have a packed defence with only two players in attack when they are defending which means they will be relying on counter-attacks during this game. But the Ghanaian defender are also cautious in their approach.

 
13:38: Ghana have been more purposeful in the game with good passing the promising play but all is yet to result in a clear cut chance.

 
13:36: Good combination from Dede and Osei but the Cameroon defenders recover well to clear.

 
13:34: So far it has been midfield action with both sides trying to be phyiscal.

 
13:30: Awako tried a long-rage effort in a quick counter attack but his effort goes well wide.

 
13:30 GMT:  Cameroon start proceedings with Ghana defender Jonathhan Mensah making an early clearance.

 
 
Ghana line-up
 
1 AGYEI DANIEL, 2 INKOOM SAMUEL, 3 AWAKO GLADSON, 4 MENSAH JONATHAN, 5 ADDO DANIEL, 6 ADDY DAVID, 8 AGYEMANG EMMANUEL BADU, 10 AYEW ANDRE DEDE, 11 ADIYIAH DOMINIC, 14 DONKOR ISAAC, 18 OSEI RANSFORD

 
Reserve
7 ADU ENOCK KOFI, 9 SALIFU LATIF, 12 KASSENU GHANDY, 13 ASIAMAH GODFRED, ROCKSON, 15 BOAMPONG PHILLIP, 16 ADDO JOSEPH, 17 QUANSAH ABEIKU

 
 
Cameroon
Playing
2 DAOUDA HAMAN, 4 YAYA BANANA, 5 ENOW JUVETTE, 6 FOMEN CHARLEY ROUSSEL, 7 NKOUM VICTOR CEDRIC, 10 ZOUA DAOGARI JACQUES, 11 TIKO MESSINA GERMAIN FRANCELIN, 13 ESSENGUE ELOUMOU PARFAIT LOUIS, 14 EKENG EKENG PATRICK CLAUDE, 16 BEYOKOL FRANCOIS, 17 SEUMOU MBAKEP GAITAN D.S

 
  Reserve
1 ASONG JOSEPH, 3 ABAD NANG SYLVAIN, 8 KAMTO KAMGANG YANNICK EMILE, 9 OWONA BRICE, 12 NDOUMBE BOSSO ARTISIDE, 15 MONONO EVAMBE FRANCIS, 18 BAPIDI FILS JEAN JULES

  Referee:
Gasingwa Michel (Rwanda)
 
Assistant I:
Pare Adolphe Adama (Burkina Faso)
 
Assistant II:
Waldabet Koissoual (Tchad)
 
Reserve Referee:

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