Originally written on Afrikan Soccer  |  Last updated 10/18/14
Victorious Ghana Black Stars Ghana have given their dreams of making a third consecutive appearance at the World Cup 2014 a huge boost after clobbering Egypt 6-1 on Tuesday in Kumasi. Al Ain striker Asamoah Gyan opened the scoring after five minutes when he collected a pass from Abdul Majeed Waris and drifted wide to slam in at the far post with a powerful shot. The Black Stars were dangerous on the break and the vibrancy about their play didn’t take long to yield dividends. Waris was heavily checked by Wael Gomaa and the Russia-based player used the outside of his foot to lay a pass to Gyan. Egypt were by this time on the ropes and could barely threaten Ghana’s back line which had new faces Rashid Sumaila and Jerry Akaminko as centre-backs.Ghana then doubled their lead courtesy a Wael Gomaa own goal but the credit goes to Michael Essien whose wayward pass across the face of goal took a deflection. Andre Ayew did all the work with a meandering dribble before releasing Essien on the ...
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