2023 AFCON: Majeed Ahsimeru's Sweet Goal Against Cape Verde That Was Rejected By The Referee, Video

2023 AFCON: Majeed Ahsimeru's Sweet Goal Against Cape Verde That Was Rejected By The Referee, Video

  • 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

Videos of Ghanaian Black Stars midfielder Majeed Ahsimeru's beautiful equaliser against Cape Verde in the 2023 African Cup of Nations that was disallowed by the referee have stirred up reactions online.

Majeed Ashimeru in photos
Majeed Ashimeru in photos. Image Credit: @ghanablackstars and Getty Images
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Ashimeru's goal against Cape Verde goes viral

Midfielder Majeed Ashimeru heightened the hopes of many Ghanaians when he equalised in the first half of the game between Ghana and Cape Verde in the 2023 AFCON group stage.

However, the Congolese referee Jean-Jacques Ngambo upon a VAR check concluded that it was not a goal but rather an offside due to interference.

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This cut short the excitement of many Ghanaians watching the heated game.

Below is a video of Majeed Ashimeru's beautiful goal against Cape Verde, which was rejected.

Reactions from Ghanaians on Ashimeru's unallowed goal

Many Ghanaians and football lovers took to social media to share their excitement about Majeed Ashimeru's goal. Others also hailed the talented midfielder.

@garyalsmith said:

Goal: Majeed Ashimeru with a thunderbastard to bring Ghana level. 1-1 vs Cape Verde.

@SaddickAdams said:

Super run Ashimeru. Super. That’s the energy we need.

@__Sharyf said:

I’m glad people are starting to acknowledge the player Majeed Ashimeru is

@SneakerNyame_ said:

Majeed Ashimeru is that guy. Proper Baller❤️

@TwoTerty_ said:

Majeed Ashimeru my goodness. What a Player.

outfit_trey said:

Argentina lost their first match & won the World Cup

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@KojoRichmond_ said:

Bring back the John Paintsil, Sulley Muntari, Asamoah Gyan and Kevin-Prince Boateng era. We were a proper nation

Below is a video of Black Stars supporters jubilating after Ashimeru scored the goal.

"I'm scared": Ghanaians react as Kudus misses out on first game at the 2023 AFCON

YEN.com.gh reported that Ghanaian star player for the Black Stars, Mohammed Kudus missed out on the first game of the Black Stars at the 2023 AFCON between Ghana and Cape Verde on January 14, 2024.

Many Ghanaians and football lovers took to social media to express their views on how the game would turn out.

YEN.com.gh has compiled some of those reactions.

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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.