Ghana beat Mauritius 2-0

Ghana beat Mauritius 2-0

The Black Stars of Ghana booked a place in the 2017 Afcon tournament to be stage Gabon.

Ghana beat Mauritius 2-0

Baba Rahman on the ball. Photo credit: enyuiedzorm Awusi Adadevoh

The senior national team beat their Mauritius counterpart in the second leg of the qualifier by 2-0 away in Port Louis.

The Black Stars  needed just a point to seal a place in next year’s tournament going into the qualifier against Mauritius away from home.

And skipper for the day, Andre Ayew and Christian Atsu found the net in the second half for the team.

Andre Ayew scored the first goal of the game in the 71st minute to put Ghana ahead.Christian Atsu combined with Chelsea teammate Abdul Baba Rahman to put Ghana 2-0 up, a scoreline which proved to be the final scoreline in the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

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Black Stars starting lineup: Razak Brimah; Harrison Afful, Baba Rahman, Jonathan Mensah, John Boye; Muabarak Wakaso, Christian Atsu, Afriyie Acquah; Jordan Ayew, Andre Ayew (captain), Frank Acheampong.

Ghana tops Group H after five games with 13 points second placed Rwanda has six points with match day opposition Mauritius also on six points. Mozambique are bottom of the table with four points.

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