2023 AFCON: Reactions As Cape Verde Beats Ghana 2:1 In A Heated Match

2023 AFCON: Reactions As Cape Verde Beats Ghana 2:1 In A Heated Match

  • The Black Stars of Ghana lost in a 2:1 game between Cape Verde in the 2023 AFCON that was held on January 14, 2024
  • The game was played at the Stade Félix Houphouët Boigny, and it saw Alex Djiku score a goal for Ghana, and Cape Verdean players Jamiro Monteiro and Garry Rodrigues score a goal each for their country
  • Many people have shared their thoughts on the game on social media

The Black Stars of Ghana lost to Cape Verde in the first game in the group stage of the 2023 African Cup of Nations (AFCON). The game was held at the Stade Félix Houphouët Boigny on January 14, 2024.

Ghana versus Cape Verde at the 2023 AFCON
Ghana versus Cape Verde at the 2023 AFCON. Image Credit: Getty Images
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Ghana loses to Cape Verde in the first game at the 2023 AFCON

The game between the Black Stars of Ghana and Cape Verde ended in 2:1 against Ghana after a nip and tuck competition.

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The first half ended in 1:0 against the Black Stars. The Ghanaian senior national team bounced back in the second half of the game with Alex Djiku officially equalising.

Unfortunately for Ghanaians, Cape Verdean player Garry Rodrigues scored another goal when an additional eight minutes were added in the second half.

Ghanaians shared their thoughts on the game between Ghana and Cape Verde

Many Ghanaians took to social media to share their thoughts on the game. Below are some of them:

ghhyper1 said:

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sista.afia said:

Brokenhearted

___gyems said:

Where is our Starboy Kudus

bright___r said:

‪As a honest & patriotic Ghanaian, I think our country should quit football and focus on Banku production ☹️‬

outfit_trey said:

Argentina lost their first match & won the World Cup

Videos of Majeed Ashimeru's beautiful equaliser spark reactions

YEN.com.gh reported that videos of Black Stars midfielder Majeed Ashimeru's lovely equaliser against Cape Verde have taken over social media

The goal was scored in the first half of the 2023 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) on January 14, 2024.

Many people showered him with praise as they admired the beauty of the goal.

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Source: YEN.com.gh

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Geraldine Amoah (Entertainment editor) Geraldine Amoah is an Entertainment Editor at YEN.com.gh. She pursued Business Administration at Ashesi University and graduated in 2020. She has over 3 years of experience in journalism. Geraldine's professional career in journalism started at Myjoyonline at Multimedia Group Limited, where she worked as a writer. You can reach out to her at geraldine.amoah@yen.com.gh.

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