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Afcon 2019: Benin forces draw from Ghana in group opener

Afcon 2019: Benin forces draw from Ghana in group opener
Source: Ghana |
Date: 25-06-2019 Time: 09:06:17:pm
Ghana players applaud their fans after the match. Photograph: Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters

Ghana were held by Benin in their opening game of the Africa Cup of Nations as Mickael Pote's scored twice to earn a draw in Ismailia.

Benin led early through Pote's fine finish after just two minutes, but Ghana levelled just seven minutes later as Jordan Ayew was allowed to meet a simple ball over the top to set up his brother Andre for a firm 15-yard finish.

Jordan Ayew then completed the turnaround before the interval with a powerful strike into the top corner, as Ghana managed to shake off their sluggish start.

But having put themselves in a strong position, the Black Stars were reduced to 10 men when John Boye was sent off for a second bookable offence, inexplicably receiving a second yellow card for time wasting.

Benin made their opponents pay as Pote met Jodel Dossou's cross to tap home from close range.

Benin goalkeeper Farnolle produced a stunning save to deny Thomas Partey’s freekick which was destined for the back of the net.

Ghana return to action against Cameroon on Saturday evening. 

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