Ghana starts Africa Cup with a victory, draw and record, Egypt
Ghana is the Africa Cup Tuesday started with a victory in Uganda. Egypt, seven times winner, began the tournament with a goalless draw against Mali.
Ghana, losing finalist of the previous edition, won with 1-0 from Uganda. By a used penalty from Andre Ayew, the Black Stars’ after one game-to-head in group D.
After half an hour of play transgressed the Ugandan defender Isaac Isinde on the Ghanaian captain Asamoah Gyan, after which referee Joshua Bondo from Botswana to the dot be.
Ayew, who is under contract at West Ham United, shot the penalty kick then seamlessly within and thus brought all for peace for the 1-0 final in the Stade de Port-Gentil, the Gabonese city of Port-Gentil.
Compared to the gain was the loss of Baba Rahman. The full this season by Chelsea to Schalke 04 is rented out, had already after 39 minutes with an injury replaced by Frank mr. acheampong.
Two years ago, Ghana to the final of the Africa Cup, which Ivory coast after penalty’s too strong it turned out. For Uganda, it is the first participation since the second was in 1978.
The Africa Cup-duels of Tuesday in the picture
Fans in the stands.
The stadium in Port-Gentil before the Ghana-Uganda.
Supporters of Uganda.
Joy in Ghana after the 1-0 from Ayew.
Ghana won 1-0.
Egypt and Mali did not score a goal in their first groepsduel: 0-0.
The ‘pharaohs’ with seven gold recordkampioen on the Africa Cup.
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Recordkampioen Egypt had to satisfy with a draw against Mali. Both teams did not score a goal in Port-Gentil: 0-0.
Both the team of coach Hector Cuper, a former coach of Internazionale and Valencia, as Mali was particularly careless in the finish on the bumpy field. It was the fifth tie in eight matches in this edition of the Africa Cup.
Essam El Hadary wrote still history. The Egyptian goalkeeper fell halfway through the first half in for the injured Ahmed Elshenawi and with his 44 years and 2 days now the oldest ever player at the Africa Cup.
Saturday night play the ‘pharaohs’ is the second team contest against Uganda. Ghana takes the than noon on against Mali.
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