Ghana qualify for Africa U-20 Cup of Nations

Ghana qualify for Africa U-20 Cup of Nations

- Ghana drew 1-1 with Benin to qualify for Africa U-20 Cup of Nations

- Ghana came from a goal down to hold Benin

Ghana played out a 1-1 drawn game with Benin in Cotonou on Sunday to qualify for the 2019 Africa U20 Cup of Nations finals.

The Black Satellites advanced to the next year's tournament in Niger on 4-2 aggregate.

Last week, Ghana defeated Benin 3-1 in the first leg tie at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium.

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The Black Satellites of Ghana in the said game came from a goal down to beat Benin. Richard Danso scored brace while Issahaku Konadu scored one.

In the reverse fixture in Cotonou, Ghana put up a spirited performance to hold Benin at their own backyard.

The first half of the game ended goalless after both sides failed to convert the chances they created.

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In the second half, Benin piled pressure on Ghana and they opened the scoring.

Ghana then kept their composure and their hard work paid off after Prosper Ahiabu pulled even for the former World Champions.

Ghana have now joined the hosts, Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Mali, South Africa and Senegal.

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