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2022 WAFU B: Ghana Edge Côte d’Ivoire In 5-Aim Thriller To Clinch Third Place

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An harm time purpose earned hosts Ghana a tough fought 3-2 win in opposition to Côte d’Ivoire within the third place match on the 2022 U-17 WAFU Zone B match on Friday.

After dropping to Nigeria and Burkina Faso within the semi-finals, each Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire headed into the match with the hope of ending their marketing campaign on the match on a excessive.

With the sport tied at 2-2 and heading for penalty shootout, Abdul Razak Salifu netted within the 92nd minute to seal the win for his aspect.

Côte d’Ivoire had taken the lead within the seventh minute however Abdul Rashid Adam equalized for Ghana simply two minutes after the opening purpose.

Ghana then went 2-1 up within the 57th minute earlier than Makhete Moustaha N’Diaye made it 2-2 on 72 minutes.

And in two minutes of added time Salifu emerged the hero as he bagged the winner to finish the tie 3-2 for the hosts.

In a while Friday contained in the Cape Coast stadium. the Golden Eaglets will battle Burkina Faso within the closing.

Each finalists will symbolize the WAFU Zone B at subsequent 12 months’s U-17 AFCON in Algeria.

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