#TotalAFCON2019: Ghana draw against Benin ‘feels like a win’- Jordan Ayew

Striker Jordan Ayew considers the draw with Benin in Ghana’s opening game at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations as a win. A ten-man Black Stars were held to a 2-2 draw by the Squirrels in the second Group F match on Tuesday in Ismaily. Ghana literally had to hold onto the draw having ceded it’s lead following the sending off of defender John Boye for second booking presumably for delaying play. Captain Andre Ayew pulled Ghana level in the 9th minute after Mickael Pote raced Benin into a shocking…

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#TotalAFCON2019: Jordan Ayew named MOTM against Benin

Ghana striker Jordan Ayew was named the Man of the Match for his stupendous performance against Benin on Tuesday night. The Black Stars began their Group F campaign on a stuttering note as they were held to a pulsating 2-2 draw by the Squirrels at the Ismaily Stadium. The Crystal Palace forward remained a constant headache for the Benin defense throughout the match. He was heavily involved in the build up to Ghana’s first goal and capped off his performance by getting his name on the scoresheet. Mickael Pote gave…

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#TotalAFCON2019: Black Stars player ratings from 2-2 draw with Benin

The Black Stars of Ghana shared the spoils with their West African counterpart Benin in their first game in group F. Mikael Pote broke the deadlock of the game in the 2nd minute of the game, before Andre Ayew and Jordan Ayew scored to give Ghana the lead, Pote’s got his second of the day and made sure the squirrels went home with a point. Footballmadeinghana.com rated the performance of Black Stars player by (10) Richard Ofori (GK)(  6/10) – The Martizburg goalkeeper looked a bit suspect at times. Could…

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#TotalAFCON2019: Ghana 2-2 Benin: Ten-man Black Stars share spoils with Squirrels

The squirrels of Benin held Ghana in a pulsating 2-2 draw in their opening Group F clash at Isamaily Stadium on Tuesday evening. A brace from Mekeal Pote for Benin and one each from Andre Ayew and Jordan Ayew for Ghana shared the spoils. It took two minutes for Benin to break the deadlock of the game, Mikael Poté overrun the Ghanainan defense to slot it home under the arm of Richard Ofori. Andre Dede Ayew restored parity for Ghana in the 10th minute, Slotting in home with a perfect shot…

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#TotalAFCON2019: Cameroon 2-0 Guinea Bissau- Indomitable Lions begin title defense with a win

The indomitable Lions began their title defense with a 2-0 win against Guinea-Bissau. Two quick second half goals from Bisau Yahaya Banana and Stephane Bahoken secured the victory for the indomitable Lions. Cameroon dominated the  early stages of the game with some lovely exchanges in the middle of the pitch. It took sometime before Guinea Bissau came to the game. The first chance of the game came felt to Christian Bassogogin the 30th minute, after Ekambi rounded the goalkeeper and put him through on goal,  but Bassogog sent the ball…

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VIDEO: President Akufo-Addo arrives in Egypt for Ghana-Benin clash in #TotalAFCON2019

President Nana Akufo-Addo is in Egypt to watch the Black Stars opening Group F game against Benin tonight in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations. Ghana will be aiming for a winning start when they lock horns with The Squirrels at the Ismailia Sports Stadium at 8pm. Akufo-Addo’s arrival is in fulfillment of a promise he made to the team during a farewell reception at the Jubilee House ahead of their departure to Dubai for training camp. The four-time winners are on a quest to end a 37-year AFCON title drought, having won…

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#TotalAFCON2019: Injured Musah Nuhu sends inspirational message to teammates ahead of Ghana-Benin clash

Crocked St. Gallen ace Musah Nuhu has sent an inspirational message of support to the Ghana squad ahead of tonight’s opening Group F game against Benin. The Switzerland based center-back was initially part of Kwesi Appiah’s 29-man provisional list for the continent’s flagship competition. But he was forced out of the Black Stars squad after picking up an injury whiles with the team in Dubai. Despite the disappointment of missing out on representing his country at the prestigious tournament, Nuhu has backed his teammates to succeed in Egypt in a…

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#TotalAFCON2019: Official| Ghana starting XI to face Benin tonight

Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah has named his starting line up to face Benin in their opening Group F clash against Benin in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations. As reported by FootballMadeInGhana.com yesterday, the 58 year old manager has fielded an attacking-minded side against the Squirrels. Read Also: #TotalAFCON2019: Ghana likely starting line up to face Benin in Group F clash Thomas Agyepong has been handed a start for Ghana in an attacking trio which include Christian Atsu and Jordan Ayew. Mubarak Wakaso partners Thomas Partey and Andre Ayew in midfield…

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