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27.11.2019 Sports News

Ghana Beat Botswana… In Africa Rugby Eliminator

By Daily Guide

The President of Ghana Rugby Federation, Herbert Mensah, being carried shoulder high after the tournament

Ghana qualified to the next round of the Rugby Africa Cup after an impressive performance earned the team victory over Botswana on Saturday.

The Eagles came from behind to beat Botswana 36-27 at the Nduom Sports Complex in Elmina to qualify for the pool stage of the competition where they would face off with Zimbabwe and Tunisia next year.

After a promising start, Ghana succumbed to the high-pressing game of the Vultures. As a result, the Eagles trailed Botswana 12-17 at half time.

But Ghana improved in the second period as their impressive turn-over attacks resulted in great ties.

Botswana were excellent in the scrum and goal kicks but Ghana eventually secured a 36-27 win.

Ghana's Richard Kosivi Botchi was adjudged the man of the match.

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