Goal Asamoa Jnana brought charges Avram Grant victory over the national team of Mali (1:0), and with it a place in the 1/4 finals.
In the first round matches of the national team of Ghana defeated the minimum Uganda, while Malians unrolled a goalless draw with Egypt. In today’s match, the team Avram Grant had a chance to go out early in the playoffs than benefited.
From the first minutes of the match the Black stars have established themselves as a team that keeps the situation under control and much more visits to the gate of a stranger. After a pass from the partner of the head was trying to get to the corner Andre ayew shot but missed. However, it is still pretty soon, Ghana came forward. Jordan ayew made a great cross from the edge of the box right onto the head Asamoa Jnana, then one of the leaders of the Ghanaian broke through, forcing Sissoko to pull the ball from his own goal. In the remainder of the half, the Malians absolutely nothing could oppose their rivals.
In the second half, however, as Mali’s national team looked uncertain. Not to say that the team of Grant was better, but it is important to understand that the minimum win was fine. In the middle of the second half, you may recall a shot from Moussa Marega, after which the ball flew above the gate Razak.
We Ghanaians are slowly but steadily moved to its second victory in a row, not watching much resistance from the opponents, who after the meeting put himself in an extremely difficult position. At the last minute the Malians pushed hard. Had a chance to equalise wards Iressa, but substitute Kalifa Coulibaly from a good position failed to score – save on account of Razak. Also in the stoppage time strike from Sako rattled the crossbar with the national team of Ghana outside the penalty area.
In the end, team Ghana went out in the 1/4 finals, becoming the second party after this stage of Cameroon. At the same time, Mali’s national team is left with a single typed paragraph in your asset is a lot for them will depend on the outcome of the meeting of Egypt and Uganda, which will take place today at 21:00.
Ghana – Mali 1:0
Goal: Gyan, 21
Ghana: Razak – Afful, Amartey, Boyer, Acheampong – ATSU, Thomas, Wakaso, Andre Ayew – Gyan (Badu, 82), Jordan Ayew (Aqua, 90)
Mali: Sissoko – Ousmane Coulibaly, Vahe, Salif Coulibaly, Amari Traore Silla, Mamut Ndiaye, Mustapha Yatabaré (Doumbia, 63) – Sambou Yatabare (Bisama, 46), Marega (Kalifa Coulibaly, 79), Sako