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U20 AFCON: Ghana defeat Cameroon to reach the semifinals on penalties.

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The Black Satellites of Ghana are through to the elimination rounds of the Africa U-20 Cup of Nations following a punishment holler triumph over Cameroon.

 

Following 120 minutes of football, the game finished 1-1 with additional time objectives from Kevin Prince Milla and Frank Boateng separately.

 

The multiple times champions were perfect in the shootout scoring four with Cameroon missing two.

 

Cameroon began the game emphatically fixing the Black Starlets back for most piece of the initial 20 minutes, making it hard for the WAFU Champions to string passes together.

 

In spite of their previous strength, Frank Assinki, Uzair Alhassan, Philemon Baffour and Samuel Abbey Quaye were strong in guard.

 

The main half neglected to delivered any obvious possibility and mentor Karim Zito had to make an early replacement in the subsequent half. Mathew Anim Cudjoe was supplanted by Frank Boateng.

 

Ghana approached from a long reach free kick taken by Precious Boah which had the Cameroon goalkeeper making his first save of the game.

 

The Black Satellites stop a Cameroon assault with a hazardous counterattack however Precious Boah was hailed offside.

 

The two sides got wary as the clock tick, driving the game to go into additional time.

 

Cameroon spilled first blood in additional time subsequent to opening the scoring through child of legend Roger Miller, Kevin-Prince Milla.

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In any case, the lead kept going couple of moments after second half substitute Frank Boateng pulled equality for Ghana before additional time first half.

 

Ghana verged on grabbing the victor after a cross from Uzair Alhassan missed Joseph Barnes by inches. The Schalke O4 man was close again with a saucy header.

 

Following 120 minutes of football, the different sides couldn’t be isolated with the game being chosen from spot kicks.

 

Plain Boateng, Frank Assinki, Precious Boah and Daniel Barnieh all scores from the spot with the Cameroonians miss two.

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