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20.11.2013 Football News

Ghana Makes Third Successive WC Appearance

By sports24gh.com
Ghana Makes Third Successive WC Appearance
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The Black Stars of Ghana have qualified for it third successive FIFA World Cup despite going down 1-2 to Egypt in their second leg play off game in Cairo on Tuesday.

Ghana qualified on a 7-3 goal aggregate after winning the first leg at the Baba Yara Stadium by 6-1.

The Pharaohs took the lead in the first half through striker Amr Zakhi when he jumped pass Akaminko to head home Mohammed Aboutrika's lovely cross into the box.

Substitute Mohammed Gedo extended the lead in the 84th minute but returnee, Kevin Prince Boateng partnered with Captain Asamoah Gyan in the 89th minute to give Ghana the thump card as he scored from a close range.

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