MATCH REPORT: Egypt 3-2 Ghana - Pharaohs produce stunning comeback to beat Black Meteors Featured
11 Nov

MATCH REPORT: Egypt 3-2 Ghana - Pharaohs produce stunning comeback to beat Black Meteors

Ghana tasted their first defeat at the ongoing Africa U23 Cup of Nations following a loss to Egypt in their second group A clash on Monday evening.

The Ghana U23 team suffered a painful 3-2 defeat to Egypt at the Cairo International Stadium.
 
The Black Meteors of Ghana started the match on a bright note as they opened the floodgate in the early minutes of the game.
 
Skipper Yaw Yeboah fired the lead for the Ghana U23 team on the sixth minute after connecting a descent cross from Richard Obeng.
 
Coach Ibrahim Tanko's side continued with their blistering display as Evans Mensah tried his luck on the quarters bit his strike went wide.
 
The host nation, Egypt gained possession to levelled the score on the 17th minute via a header from Mostafa Mohammed.
 
The last twenty minutes of the first department of the match looked very balanced as it ended in a one-all draw.
 
A minute after the break, Spain-based Richard Obeng restored the lead for Ghana with fine finish.
 
Goalkeeper Kwame Baah made two brilliant saves to deny the Pharaohs from levelling the score on the hour mark. 
 
The Egyptians staged an immense pressure on the Black Meteors to score two goals in the dying embers of the match.
 
On the 82nd minute, Ramadan Sobhi snatched an equaliser for the Egypt U23 with a powerful header to beat Baah in the sticks.
 
Yasser Rayan became the hero with his late strike which was the match-winner for Egypt to aid them a slot in the semis of the tournament.
 
Ghana will battle our with Mali in their last group A fixture as Egypt square off with Cameroon.
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