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8:00 PM
14/01/22
Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo
Africa Cup of Nations • Group C
  • 2nd Half
  • Gabon
  • Ghana
  • AyewFatawu Issahaku
    90'
  • AyewTetteh
    90'
  • Allevinah
    88'
  • Wollacott
    81'
  • AmekaMoucketou-Moussounda
    76'
  • JuniorEnémé Ella
    67'
  • BabaPaintsil
    65'
  • SulemanaAddo
    61'
  • Kyereh
    59'
  • Oyono
    57'
  • BouangaAllevinah
    53'
  • 1st Half
  • Gabon
  • Ghana
  • Kanga
    45'
  • Partey
    36'
  • Ecuele Manga
    24'
  • Ayew
    18'
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Gabon - Ghana

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90'+3

RED CARD

Benjamin Tetteh is awarded a red card.

90'+3 

CRAZY SCENES

The referee has a red card out but it seems the player in trouble has fled the scene!

Replays show a punch in the face.

  • End of 2nd Half
90'+3

FULL TIME

The games ended but there's ugly scenes at the end of the match. Ghana frustartion boils over and there's a Gabon player on the floor as the two sides clash.

The referee could take further action here...

90'+2 

SO CLOSE!

Partey gets his head on a corner to flick it on towards the far post, but there's no one there to meet it.

  • Jim Allevinah
    GoalJim AllevinahGabonGOAL! GABON 1-1 GHANA (ALLEVINAH) Sensational, they've found the equaliser with minutes to go! Allevinah has been brilliant since his introduction early in the second half. He picks up the ball on the edge of the box, beats his opponent and guides the ball across goal into the bottom corner.
88'

GOAL! GABON 1-1 GHANA (ALLEVINAH)

Sensational, they've found the equaliser with minutes to go! Allevinah has been brilliant since his introduction early in the second half. He picks up the ball on the edge of the box, beats his opponent and guides the ball across goal into the bottom corner.

84' 

ANOTHER GABON CHANCE SQUANDERED

They've definitely had the chances in this half! Boupendza this time missing the target as he fires the ball into the side netting from close range.

80' 

SO CLOSE!

Ayew steps over the free-kick himself but it's just wide of the post.

79' 

ANDRE AYEW WINS A FREE KICK IN A DANGEROUS POSITION

Ghana broke away on the counter attack and Ayew carried the ball to the edge of the penalty box before being brought down by Biyogo.

 

IT'S NOT HAPPENING FOR GABON

They try and get the ball into the box but it's sloppy and Ghana clear.

75'

GABON CHANGE

Moussounda is introduced, Autchanga makes way

70' 

BIG CELEBRATIONS FROM GHANA AFTER THAT FIRST HALF OPENER

68' 

CAN GABON FIND AN EQUALISER?

They still trail with little over 20 minutes to go. Ghana will be desperate to hang on for all three points.

  • Edmund Addo
    OffKamaldeen SulemanaGhanaGHANA SUBSTITUTION
  • Edmund Addo
    OnEdmund AddoGhana
65'

GHANA SUBSTITUTION

63' 

ANOTHER CHANCE FOR GABON!

Obiang this time! the loose ball from a cross finds Obiang just inside the area, who blasts his shot twards goal but Baba heads away!

60' 

BIG CHANCE GABON!

Substitute Allevinah latches on to a lofted ball over the Ghana defence but Wollacot is quick off his line to deny him! Warning for Ghana!

  • Daniel-Kofi Kyereh
    Yellow cardDaniel-Kofi KyerehGhanaYELLOW CARD (KYEREH) The Ghana player is the latest to go in the referee's book. That's the fifth booking of the game so far.
58'

YELLOW CARD (KYEREH)

The Ghana player is the latest to go in the referee's book. That's the fifth booking of the game so far.

  • Anthony Oyono
    Yellow cardAnthony OyonoGabonYELLOW CARD (OYONO)
57'

YELLOW CARD (OYONO)

55' 

GOOD EFFORT FROM OBIANG

He's found on the left and cuts inside after a tricky piece of play, but his shot is blocked just inside the box by Baba.

55' 

GHANA HAVE A CORNER

Jordan Ayew does well to drive to the byline and win a corner. Ghana's first of the game.

  • Jim Allevinah
    OffDenis BouangaGabonGABON SUBSTITUTION Bouanga is not happy to be replaced! Jim Allevinah is his replacement.
  • Jim Allevinah
    OnJim AllevinahGabon
53'

GABON SUBSTITUTION

Bouanga is not happy to be replaced! Jim Allevinah is his replacement.

49' 

GABON IN SEARCH OF AN EQUALISER

Much like the first half, Gabon have started the second period the brightest. It seems to be a running theme Ghana starting slowly and on the back foot.

46' 

EARLY CHANCE FOR GABON!

Assoumou has a free header from a corner but directs his effort over the bar.

  • 2nd Half
45'

SECOND HALF UNDERWAY

Gabon resart the action here at Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo.

  • End of 1st Half
45'+1

HALF-TIME

Ghana lead at the break thanks to a brilliant Andre Ayew opener

45' 

ONE MINUTE OF STAPPAGE TIME AT THE END OF THE FIRST HALF

  • Guélor Kanga
    Yellow cardGuélor KangaGabonYELLOW CARD (KAKU) Andre Ayew picks up the ball deep inside his own half and carries it 50 yards up the pitch before Kaku brings him down.
45'

YELLOW CARD (KAKU)

Andre Ayew picks up the ball deep inside his own half and carries it 50 yards up the pitch before Kaku brings him down.

43' 

ANOTHER GABON CHANCE WASTED

The free-kick is roughly 40 yards out, and Bouanga has tried to catch the keeper off guard and sneak the ball in at the near post instead of floating a dnagerous ball into the box, but the keeper easily collects it.

41' 

EVEN GAME SO FAR

It's been a tight affair towards the end of the first half, both defence's looking soild.

Gabon have a free-kick and a chance to out the ball into the box.

  • Thomas Partey
    Yellow cardThomas ParteyGhanaYELLOW CARD (PARTEY)
36'

YELLOW CARD (PARTEY)

33' 

GHANA DEFENDNG WELL

After a shakey start at the back, Ghana have looked much more rubust and difficult to break down as the half has gone on.

29' 

CHANCE GABON!

Obiang is played in by Kaku as he overlaps on the left wing and drills in a low cross but Amartey blocks and gets it away.

  • Bruno Ecuele Manga
    Yellow cardBruno Ecuele MangaGabonYELLOW CARD (ECUELE) Firt booking of the game. It's a late challenge from Ecuele on Ayew and he gets the first card of the game.
25'

YELLOW CARD (ECUELE)

Firt booking of the game. It's a late challenge from Ecuele on Ayew and he gets the first card of the game.

24' 

OBIANG LOOKS TO STRIKE

He picks it up out wide and drives inside but Partey is there to block the shot.

21' 

GABON CHANCE WASTED

The Panthers look to respond immediately, but Bouanga's corner is well over hit...

  • André Ayew
    GoalAndré AyewGhanaGOAL! GABON 0-1 GHANA (AYEW) What a finish! The Ghana captian picks the ball up from 25 yards out with his back to goal, turns magnificently and fires his shot into the bottom left corner. Ghana up and running!
18'

GOAL! GABON 0-1 GHANA (AYEW)

What a finish! The Ghana captian picks the ball up from 25 yards out with his back to goal, turns magnificently and fires his shot into the bottom left corner. Ghana up and running!

17' 

KYEREH GETS A SHOT AWAY

He picked up the loose ball after Andre Ayew applied pressure on the Gabon defence, but dragged his long range shot wide of goal.

16' 

GREAT CROSS FROM AYEW

Jordan Ayew sprints towards the byline and pulls a cross back towards three Ghana shirts in the box, but couldn't quite find either of them. Promising from Ghana.

12' 

GHANA GROWING INTO THE GAME

The game has been stop start for the last few minutes, with Gabon conceding a handful of fouls. Surely it's only a matter of time before the ref gets his cards out...

10' 

KYEREH GETS FORWARD BUT HE'S OFFSIDE

It's the first time Ghana have looked to run beyond the Gabon defence.

8' 

GHANA UNDER PRESSURE

The Black Stars are stuggling to get out of their own half and Gabon have won a couple of free-kicks in good areas to put the ball in the box. Slow, sloppy start from Ghana.

6' 

CHANCE GABON!

Ecuele gets a shot away from an angle but a flurry of Ghana defenders rush towards the Panthers' skipper to block his effort.

3' 

GABON START THE BRIGHTEST

Kanga tries to unleash Bouanga but his pass is cut out, he then puts the ball back into the box but Amartey does well to clear.

  • 1st Half
1'

KICK-OFF

Ghana get us underway...

18:55 

Five minutes to go...

The teams are out and we're minutes away from kick-off in Yaounde.

18:38 

Crucial tie for Ghana

The Black Stars lost their first outing in a 1-0 defeat to Morocco and need to avoid defeat tonight or else they risk dropping out of the tournament.

Gabon already have three points under their belt after 1-0 win over Comoros.

Ayew
18:20 

No Aubameyang for Gabon

The Arsenal forward has returned to full training after testing positive for Covid-19 last week, but misses out on the squad completely tonight.

Aubameyang
18:10 

The line-ups...

GABON: Amonome, Oyono, Manga (C), Assoumou-Akue, Autchanga, Poko, Kaku, Obiang, Martinsson-Ngouali, Boupendza

GHANA: Wollacott, Yiadom, Amartey, Djiku, Rahman, Idrissu, Partey, A.Ayew (C), Kyereh, Kamaldeen, J.Ayew

18:03 

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