Ghana, one of the favorites leaves the adventure by the back door

A dramatic turn of events this Tuesday, January 18, 2021. Ghana, one of the favorites of this 33rd edition of the Africa Cup of Nations Cameroon 2021, ends in the group stage. Beaten by Comoros (3-2), the Black Stars will not reach the round of 16. They leave the adventure through the back door.

first victory in the African Cup of Nations

Ghana finished 4th in Group C with 1 point behind Comoros (3 pts). Morocco (7 pts) and Gabon (5 pts), are the two (2) qualified from this group.

Historic victory for Comoros

Comoros has just achieved a historic feat by obtaining its first victory in the African Cup of Nations. And this, beating Ghana, one of the greatest footballing nations on the continent. Weakened by André Ayew’s red card in the 25th minute, the Black Stars played outnumbered. Their determination failed to make the difference. They lost (3-2) to Comoros, considered the weakest in the group.

The Comorians are crossing their fingers while waiting for the results of the other groups because they could obtain the title of best third and continue the adventure

Gabon and Morocco in the round of 16

At the end of the last day of the group stages this Tuesday, January 18, 2022, Gabon and Morocco are the two qualified from group C. Deprived of their captain, Aubameyang and Mario Lemina, Gabon had a very good CAN. Without shaking and led twice during this game, saved by its crossbar, Morocco finally snatched a spectacular and sufficient draw to retain first place in the group. The Gabonese, strong and attractive, also join the round of 16 and face Burkina Faso. The Senegal and Guinea, also secured their ticket to the Round of 16 in Group B.


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