The Black Stars of Ghana recorded their first win of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign after defeating Congo Brazzaville 1-5 away at the Stade Municipal de Kintele, Brazzaville on Tuesday afternoon.
Athletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey recorded his first hat trick for the Black Stars while Red Star Belgrade forward Richmond Boakye Yiadom, a late call-up to the squad scored a brace.
With two points from three matches, Ghana will need a miracle to catch with leaders Uganda (7 points) and second place Egypt (6 points).
According to GhanaSky.com analyst, the Black Stars started with high level of soccer spirit without the senior men. They took the lead on congo field with 1-3 in the first half.
In the second half, the Black Stars double thire goals to 1-5, what magical finish soccer today by the Ghana Black Stars.
Ghana Black Stars of Ghana and the Red Devils of Congo at the Stade de l’Unité (Brazzaville) which kicks off at 14:30 in Ghana but 1
Ghana starting line-up to face Congo today
R. Ofori, Afful, Agbenyenu, Amartey, Mensah, Acquah, Atsu, E. Ofori, Yiadom, Partey, Agyepong
Congo: Barel Morial Mouko (GK), Beranger Itoua, Marvin Baudry, Fernand Mayembo, Tobias Badila, Durel Avounou, Dylan Bahamboula, Cesaire Gandze,P. Oniangué, Ferebory Dore, T. Bifoum.
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