Ghana through to AYC semis and World Cup

first_imgGhana U20s are through to the semi-finals of the African Youth Championship after defeating hosts, Algeria 2-0 on Friday.Progressing to the last four stage means that, the Black Satellites, who needed just a point from their third and final Group A match have also booked a place at the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Turkey.First half goals from Siedu Salifu and Ebenezer Assifuah handed Ghana the win as they finished second to Egypt in the group.Salifu opened the scoring after four minutes into the start of the game in Ain Temouchent.Ghana doubled their lead a minute before the half-hour mark when Assifuah scored his third goal in three consecutive matches at the competition.The Black Satellites will meet the first placed team in Group B in the second semi-final match on Tuesday in Oran. Ghana line-up: Eric Ofori Antwi, Joseph Attamah Larweh, Richmond Nketiah, Jeremiah Arkoful, Baba Mensah-Ebenezer Ofori, Moses Odjer/Derrick Mensah, Siedu Salifu, Michael Anaba-Ebenezer Assifuah and Kennedy Ashia/Emmanuel Gyamfi.last_img

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