African Games 2023: Ghana women overcome adversity, Tanzania’s late heroics secure draw


In an exhilarating day of African Games Accra 2023 women’s football action, hosts Ghana clinched a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Ethiopia at the Cape Coast Stadium.

Comfort Owusu emerged as the hero for Ghana, breaking the deadlock with a crucial goal in the 58th minute.

However, Ghana faced adversity when Abiba Issa received a red card in the 79th minute, reducing them to ten players. Despite the setback, Ghana displayed remarkable resilience to hold on and secure the win.

Meanwhile, in another captivating encounter, Tanzania salvaged a late draw against Uganda in a fiercely contested match.

Uganda initially took the lead with Magret Kunihira’s goal in the 41st minute, giving them the advantage heading into halftime. However, Tanzania refused to back down and staged a stunning comeback in the dying moments of the game.

Aisha Juma Mnunka emerged as the hero for Tanzania, netting a late equalizer in the 89th minute to level the scores.

The draw earned Tanzania a valuable point in their campaign, showcasing their determination and fighting spirit.

The day’s matches provided spectators with thrilling football action, highlighting the competitive nature of the tournament as teams vie for glory at the African Games.

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