CHAN 2022: Ghana Black Galaxies earn comeback win over Sudan as Afriyie Barnieh sent off

After suffering an unexpected loss to Madagascar in their opening match, the Black Galaxies bounced back with an impressive victory over Sudan on Thursday. Because of this, they have a good chance of making it to the next round of the African Nations Championship (CHAN).

The squad captained by Annor Walker was defeated by Madagascar by a score of 2-1, and it looked like Sudan would add insult to injury when the northern Africans seized the lead in the 31st minute courtesy of an outstanding team goal.

However, Ghana was able to tie the game thanks to a deflected shot by Konadu Yiadom just before the halftime break. In the second half, the two-time runners-up improved their performance, and their captain Daniel Afriyie Barnieh converted a penalty kick with great accuracy.

A second goal scored by Barnieh was disallowed by the video assistant referee (VAR), although Sudan missed numerous golden opportunities to draw the game. Sudan believed that they had tied the game in the 90th minute, but they were called for a foul on the play.

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In the 97th minute of additional time, Barnieh was sent off for a reckless challenge, which added to the tension that had been building throughout the match. One minute later, Ghana took the lead for good as substitute Seidu Suraj scored an unassisted goal from close range.

As a result of this victory, Ghana is now in second place in Group C, and they will be praying that Sudan does poorly in their next match, which is against Madagascar.

A draw in the match would guarantee Ghana a spot in the round of eight. After their victory on Thursday, Ghana now has a stronger head-to-head record than Sudan; therefore, it would be to Ghana’s advantage if Sudan were to win.

After suffering an unexpected loss to Madagascar in their opening match, the Black Galaxies bounced back with an impressive victory over Sudan on Thursday. As a result, they now have a strong possibility of advancing to the knockout stage of the African Nations Championship (CHAN).

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The squad coached by Annor Walker was defeated by Madagascar by 2-1, and it looked like Sudan would add insult to injury when the northern Africans seized the lead in the 31st minute courtesy of an outstanding team goal.

Black Galaxies was able to tie the game thanks to a deflected shot by Konadu Yiadom just before the halftime break. In the second half, the two-time runners-up improved their performance, and their captain Daniel Afriyie Barnieh converted a penalty kick with great accuracy.

A second goal scored by Barnieh was disallowed by the video assistant referee (VAR), although Sudan missed numerous golden opportunities to draw the game. Sudan believed that they had tied the game in the 90th minute, but they were called for a foul on the play.

In the 97th minute of additional time, Barnieh was sent off for a reckless challenge, which added to the tension that had been building throughout the match. One minute later, Ghana took the lead for good as substitute Seidu Suraj scored an unassisted goal from close range.

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As a result of this victory, Ghana is now in second place in Group C, and they will be praying that Sudan does poorly in their next match, which is against Madagascar.

A tie score in the match would guarantee Ghana a spot in the round of eight. After their victory on Thursday, Ghana now has a stronger head-to-head record than Sudan; therefore, it would be to Ghana’s advantage if Sudan were to win.

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