Ghana 3-2 Congo: Black Meteors open U23 AFCON with narrow victory

In the opening round of the 2023 U23 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Ghana defeated Congo Brazzaville by a score of 3-2.

The Black Meteors turned the game on its head in the second half, with a brace from Emmanuel Yeboah and another from Ernest Nuamah deciding the match.

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However, the Congolese scored two goals in the dying minutes of the game to give them a fright.

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Despite controlling the early exchanges, Ghana couldn’t sustain the intensity and dropped off after the 10th minute.

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Congo got more comfortable as the minutes ticked and tested Danlad twice after creating the better openings as the first half ended goalless.


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