Black Satellites Book Final Place With Win Over Gambia

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There were joyous scene in the camp of Ghana Black Satellites after the team earned their place in the final of the ongoing 2021 Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations.

Karim Zito’s side won the game with a 1-0 scoreline, Preciuos Boah stealing the headlines as his side progressed to the final two of the competitions.

Ghana started the game brightly, creating enough chances but found their conversion rate to be on the low. However, the Dreams FC forward found the Gambia wall as no hurdle for him when his side were awarded a free-kick two yards outside the penalty box.

Boah struck his effort past the Gambia goalkeeper into the top right corner of the goalpost to give his side the lead in the 34th minute, with that being the only goal of the game.

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The result also means the Satellites have revenged their only defeat in the tournament thus far – a 1-2 loss to their West African counterparts in the group stage.

It also becomes the first time the Satellites have reached the final of the competition since last going on to winning it in 2009, and will be looking to grab their fourth AFCON title.

They are set to face Uganda on Saturday in the final, the latter beating Tunisia to also book their place.

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