Ghana’s Black Meteors have progressed to the semi-final of the ongoing U-23 Africa Cup of Nations after defeating Mali 2-0 in the final group game.
Ghana qualified at the expense of Cameroon despite leveled on the same points.
Kwabena Owusu after a series of horrific performances in the first two games against Cameroon and Mali climbed off the bench to score a brace for the Black Meteors against Mali in the final group game.
Cameroon on the other hand lost to host Egypt by 2-1 at the Cairo International Stadium.
The Black Meteors qualified ahead of Cameroon on the away goal rules.
Ghana will face the winner of Group B in the semi-finals.
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By: Herbert Boakye Yiadom
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