Gabon v Ghana - Africa Cup of Nations live updates

TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations / Matchday 2
Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo / 14.01.2022
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Pete Sharland
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Pete Sharland
Updated 14/01/2022 at 21:30 GMT
MATCH REPORT: GABON 1-1 GHANA
Two moments of brilliance from Andre Ayew and Jim Allevinah meant the scores were shared in the Group C clash.
Late Allevinah strike puts Gabon on cusp of knockouts with draw against Ghana
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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
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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.
88'
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Jim Allevinah
Goal
Jim Allevinah
Gabon
Gabon
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'
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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.
65'
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GHANA SUBSTITUTION
Kamaldeen Sulemana
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Kamaldeen Sulemana
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Ghana
Edmund Addo
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Edmund Addo
Ghana
Ghana
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!
58'
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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.
Daniel-Kofi Kyereh
Yellow card
Daniel-Kofi Kyereh
Ghana
Ghana
57'
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YELLOW CARD (OYONO)
Anthony Oyono
Yellow card
Anthony Oyono
Gabon
Gabon
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.