Mozambique vrs Ghana : The first leg match of the 2023 CAF U23 Africa Cup of Nations Second Round qualifier between Mozambique and Ghana ended 2-1 in favour of the Black Meteors.
Hearts of Oak attacker Afriyie Barnieh scored a penalty brace to hand Ghana a first leg advantage.
The Ghana Football Association provided live updates of the match via Twitter and was reproduced by GhanaSportsMarket.com as shown below :
5th minute : Positive start to the game so far!
15th minute : Couple of chances so far for the Black Meteors, but not been able to make them count yet.
20th minute : Afriyie & Simba keeping the Mozambican defense very busy here!
25th minute :Hosts with a chance there but Alex Essel shows up to keep that out. Still Goalless at the Estadio Nacional do Zimpeto.
30th minute : Half an hour gone! Barnieh nearly! Just nearly got the opener!
40th minute : Nsobila weaves it beautifully from midfield but that defensive block from the hosts still standing strong
64th minute : Penalty for Ghana and Afriyie Barnieh steps forward to successfully convert. 1-0 for Ghana.
65th minute : Substitutions for Ghana. David Oppong Afriyie’s place is taken by Abdul Razak Yusuf and Suraj Seidu goes out for Emmanuel Adjei to come in.
76th minute : Another penalty for Ghana and once again the captain of the Black Meteors Afriyie Barnieh successfully converts it. 2-0 for Ghana.
88th minute : The home team pulls one back. 2-1 now.
89th minute : Substitutions for Ghana. Hagan Frimpong comes on fro Afriyie Barnieh and Ishmael Dede for Sylvester Simba.
Full Time : Mozambique 1 Ghana 2.
Mozambique vrs Ghana : See the starting line ups of both teams below
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