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AFCON 2022 qualifiers: Black Stars pick vital point against Bafana Bafana

BY: Isaac Yeboah
Kudus Mohammed
Kudus Mohammed

The Black Stars of Ghana on Thursday managed a one-all draw against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in their penultimate AFCON Qualifier.

The draw leaves Ghana with 10 points and in pole position to qualify from Group C for the Cameroun Championship, with a final game against São Tomé and Príncipe at home on Sunday, March 28. South Africa, also with 10 points, must play away to 9-point Sudan in what promises to be a make or break encounter. 

The Black Stars that lined up against the Bafana Bafana: Goalkeeper Razak Abalora 2. Benson Annan 17. Baba Abdul Rahman 4. Nicholas Opoku 28. Ismail Ganiyu 6. Afriyie Acquah 16. Kwame Opoku 11. Mubarak Wakaso 13. Caleb Ekuban 20. Mohammed Kudus 25. Emmanuel Gyasi

The Black Stars that lined up against the Bafana Bafana

Mohammed Kudus opened the scores in the 49th minute after an uninspiring first-half, however the lead lasted only three minutes before South Africa's Percy Tau cancelled it.

Group C: How they stand

NATIONS P GD PTS
Ghana 5 4 10
South Africa 5 3 10
Sudan 5 4 9
 São Tomé and Príncipe 5 -11 0